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22 October 2011
Private parks for the public?
New York has some high profile public spaces that are really private. NYC's Paley Park, shown above, is a classic example of a privately-owned public space. WNYC points out that the OWS crowd is occupying another such park, Zucotti Park. As such they had on both a reporter and a Harvard Professor, you can pick the one you trust more. Previously, former Rutgers Instructor Kristine Miller wrote a book on the subject.
An Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture in Rutgers’ School of Environmental and Biological Sciences. He also serves as Associate Director of the Grant F. Walton Center for Remote Sensing and Spatial Analysis and Undergradaute Program Director for Environmental Planning and Design. As a graduate of Kentucky (BSLA), LSU (MLA) and Wisconsin (PhD), he has a passion for the critical role of state universities as a source for world-class research and education based on inquiry arousal but is too busy keeping up this award-winning blog. Dr. Tulloch can be reached at dtulloch[at]crssa.rutgers.edu
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