Getting Creative About Finding Places for Parks

New York City is developing a handful of new parks on industrial lands and otherwise underused spaces. <em>Urban Omnibus</em> talks with Adrian Benepe, the city's commissioner of parks and recreation about the new projects.
September 21, 2009, 9am PDT | Nate Berg
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"The only place left to build new parks is on the former industrial waterfront. Developers are benefiting from the upzoning to build parks as amenities, and the city is committing public money to develop 28 acres at Bushwick Inlet, with the brownfields included." - Adrian Benepe

This piece take a tour of five of these parks, created on waterfront areas or former industrial sites.

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Published on Friday, September 18, 2009 in Urban Omnibus
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