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  • The idea is to show that we all know people want to live across from parks and show some of the obvious adds Then talk about the how people also want to live on tree lined streets and show the pics of Queens and Brooklyn and the environmental benefit of trees. But what people don’t really know about is the economic benefit of trees. That dollar amount has been quantified….go into STRATUM And then end on the ads for High Line and McCarren that even new development or renovations show that parks are of good economic value. Think we need a better ending…
  • Many of the parks you see today were built in the 1930s
  • Today FHL works in partnership with the City to preserve and maintain the structure
  • The idea is to show that we all know people want to live across from parks and show some of the obvious adds Then talk about the how people also want to live on tree lined streets and show the pics of Queens and Brooklyn and the environmental benefit of trees. But what people don’t really know about is the economic benefit of trees. That dollar amount has been quantified….go into STRATUM And then end on the ads for High Line and McCarren that even new development or renovations show that parks are of good economic value. Think we need a better ending…
  • Adrian Benepe

    1. 1. <ul><li>CEOs for Cities </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy Session 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>SUNY Levin Institute </li></ul><ul><li>April 20, 2010 </li></ul>Public Private Partnerships for Parks in New York City Michael R. Bloomberg, Mayor Patricia E. Harris, First Deputy Mayor Adrian Benepe, Commissioner of Parks & Recreation
    2. 2. New York City ’ s Parks & Recreation System 29,000 acres of parkland 14% of all land in the city 5000 properties <ul><li>2 million park trees </li></ul><ul><li>600,000 street trees </li></ul><ul><li>9000 acres of nature preserves </li></ul><ul><li>14 miles of beaches </li></ul><ul><li>1300 restrooms </li></ul><ul><li>1000 playgrounds </li></ul><ul><li>800 athletic fields </li></ul><ul><li>800 monuments </li></ul><ul><li>600 tennis courts </li></ul><ul><li>66 swimming pools </li></ul><ul><li>51 recreation facilities </li></ul><ul><li>23 historic house museums </li></ul><ul><li>17 nature centers </li></ul><ul><li>14 golf courses </li></ul><ul><li>13 marinas </li></ul><ul><li>7 ice rinks </li></ul><ul><li>5 stadia </li></ul><ul><li>5 zoos </li></ul><ul><li>1 aquarium </li></ul>City, State and Federal Parkland Neighborhoods Non Residential Neighborhoods
    3. 4. Freshkills Park, Staten Island
    4. 6. Federal Works Progress Administration
    5. 7. Moses-Era Capital Projects
    6. 10. Park Avenue Malls
    7. 12. The Central Park Mall, 1979
    8. 13. The Harlem Meer, Central Park
    9. 15. Sheep Meadow,1970s Sheep Meadow, Restored
    10. 16. Conservatory Garden, Restored in 1983 Before After
    11. 17. Contract: Central Park Conservancy and City of New York,1998
    12. 18. Great Lawn, Central Park,1970s Great Lawn, Central Park,Today
    13. 19. Brooklyn Bridge Park
    14. 20. Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park
    15. 21. East Side Access Excavation Mounds at Brooklyn Bridge Park
    16. 22. Recycled Materials in use at Brooklyn Bridge Park
    17. 23. Pier 4, Brooklyn Bridge Park
    18. 24. Pier 4, Brooklyn Bridge Park
    19. 25. Development Sites
    20. 26. The New York Times, Friday, April 2, 2010
    21. 27. The High Line
    22. 28. Joshua David and Robert Hammond The High Line, 2006
    23. 29. High Line Design Renderings and Map
    24. 30. The New York Post, Friday, April 2, 2010
    25. 32. It’s My Park! Day, Morningside Park
    26. 34. Bowne House, Queens
    27. 38. <ul><li>CEOs for Cities </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy Session 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>SUNY Levin Institute </li></ul><ul><li>April 20, 2010 </li></ul>Public Private Partnerships for Parks in New York City Michael R. Bloomberg, Mayor Patricia E. Harris, First Deputy Mayor Adrian Benepe, Commissioner of Parks & Recreation
    28. 39. Bronx River, Before
    29. 40. Bronx River, Today
    30. 41. Pedaling and Paddling along the Bronx River
    31. 42. José the Beaver

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