Central Park Reshaped A City's Mindset

After 150 years, Central Park continues to draw visitors and inspire the development of urban parks nationwide.
May 29, 2003, 6am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Today, as many urban spaces are being converted to parkland, the question of what city dwellers want from parks remains vital... Over the years, the successful park has had many imitators. In Brooklyn, Chicago, and Buffalo it inspired movements for urban parkland. Boston even hired Mr. Olmsted to work on a six-mile string of parks and parkways known as the Emerald Necklace."

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Published on Thursday, May 29, 2003 in The Christian Science Monitor
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