Seoullo 7017 is an elevated public park that is comprised of several pedestrian walkways. The Seoullo 7017 project brought about the transformation of a disused highway into a green space for pedestrians. 7017 is a nod to the highway’s foundation in 1970, and the highway’s rebirth in 2017. The 17 also refers to the number of pedestrian walkways that make up Seoullo.
A faith community used to worship and attend services on weekends, led by Allen who was a physician and a missionary. Later, the faith community became Jejungwon Church and was relocated to Boksungagol with the hospital. After that, the church was renamed Nammunbak Church or Namdaemun Church since it was located outside Namdaemun Gate.
Hanyangdoseong, the Seoul City Wall, was built along the city limits during the Joseon era. Construction starting during the reign of King Taejo and initially, the construction process was simple and did not involve the use of special techniques or tools. Later, with the advancement of technology during the reigns of King Sejong, King Sukjong and King Sunjo, stones were cut and stacked.