Park Plans, Greenlighted (Mostly)

Over on Curbed, a report on the greenlighting of the planned renovations of Washington Square Park:

1) Fountain will be moved 23 feet east to align with arch.

2) Three asphalt mounds in the abandoned playground will be flattened

3) Park’s various other elevations will all be made level.

· Parks Dept. Cancels Plan for Gates at Washington Square [NYTimes]

· Washington Square Park’s Big Day: Vote or Die [Curbed]

· On Mountains and Valleys in Washington Square Park [Curbed]

Some other parks related commentary of interest:

Don’t Fence Me In (Too Much) by Tony Hiss