In response to criticisms of the large investments in "big ticket" parks in wealthy neighborhoods during the Bloomberg Administration, New York City announced a park equity plan this week.
Oct 11, 2014 New York Times
Katy Rechdahl describes a "dazzling" boom for New Orleans parks.
May 31, 2014 Next City
Thanks to private funds, NYC invested six times more in building and improving its parks during Mayor Bloomberg's tenure than was spent in the prior decade. But what will happen to these parks when their billionaire backer leaves office?
Jul 9, 2013 The Wall Street Journal
While parks adjacent to affluent areas of New York City, such as Central Park or the High Line, are benefiting from record levels of private contributions, open spaces in poorer communities are struggling to fund routine maintenance.
Feb 19, 2013 The New York Times