Thinking Big: What Does NYC Need?

Alexander Garvin, adjunct professor of planning at Yale University, has been hired to chart the future of New York City's downtown.
March 21, 2002, 5am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"A central argument of Mr. Garvin's book is that every urban planning project must start a market reaction — a business response outside of the site itself — or it is doomed to failure. Thinking about ground zero, by that measure, means thinking about everything from the street grid of Lower Manhattan to mass transit's connections out into the suburbs and the restaurants of Broad Street."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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Published on Wednesday, March 20, 2002 in The New York Times
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