An Interview With Alexander Garvin

Architect, planner, developer and author Alexander Garvin answers questions about the WTC and the field of planning.
February 27, 2004, 1pm PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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The 62-year-old Garvin, who teaches urban planning at Yale University, is a New York City planning commissioner and until last year was vice president for planning, design and development for the Lower Manhattan Development Corp.: "One reason we all want to have a great public realm - the streets, parks and public buildings that tie a city together - is so that property owners nearby will want to invest in the city, to generate a widespread and sustained private market. Also, this money spent on the public realm is going to be spent anyway."

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Published on Monday, February 23, 2004 in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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