The riverwalk design—consisting of the Woolen Mill Alcove and Public Yard—carves away industrial fill and structural platforms to restore region-specific ecosystems. The selective removal of industrial structures will restore healthy animal and plant habitats within the retained structures and on the basalt bedrock of the site, establishing an ecological vitality unique to the site and in service to endangered wildlife species.  Photo 2 of 8 in Snøhetta Designs a New Riverwalk That Will Bring Public Access to Oregon City's Willamette Falls