Landscape architects shape and protect the physical environment in which we live, work and play. Landscape architects design and plan campuses, residential communities, golf courses, neighborhood and national parks, roadways, bike and pedestrian trails, urban plazas, and are engaged in large scale environmental planning. They work in private consulting firms, city and regional planning departments, land trusts, state and federal agencies, and for others who are responsible for the design, management and protection of our environment.
The 7-acre parcel, Manhattan’s biggest undeveloped, publicly owned development site south of 96th Street, has provided the chance to contemplate many important urban issues.
Firstly, are we taking full advantage of this great opportunity to develop a vast land in the heart of Manhattan, or just limiting our imagination under current NYC zoning resolution (which is 50 years old)? Secondly, is the hot debate over big box retailers heading to the right direction?
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samantha whilem I ve been away for a while. Thank you fellow artists for all the likes.