Beyond the Centerline 09-07-2018 Beyond the Centerline is a competition organized by New York real-estate company Fisher Brothers that tasks the entrants to come up with innovative ways to transform the congested boulevard along New York's Park Avenue into a hive of activity. Architects and designers have come up with a wide range of plans and ideas for the contest including: • An underground rock-climbing wall • A huge cascading waterfall • A route for kayaking commuters. • An aquarium, elevated walkways • An elevated basketball court and a yoga studio topped with an undulating grass roof. • An ice rink for skating or playing hockey • A waterfall that flows down the massive mountain-shaped structure • A made-up forest offering a habitat for wildlife • A subterranean level, below the streets featuring shops and cafes • A subterranean level, below the streets to create multiple levels for food markets, theatres, sports studio and a bouldering wall. • A nine-meter -tall field of stalks and a green wall Among the 150 entries 17 has been shortlisted.