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Freshkills Park Series: Planning and Designing the Park

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According to the event organizers:

“The ongoing development of Freshkills Park is one of the most ambitious public works projects in the history of New York City, using state of the art ecological restoration techniques in an extraordinary setting for recreation, public art, and environmental investigation.

The 2,200-acres of low-lying marsh, grassland, wetlands and former landfill will beincrementally built out based on the 2006 Draft Master Plan designed by James Corner Field Operations.

Learn about the planning process and conceptual design that NYC Parks is making a reality in this talk by Freshkills Park Manager for Programs, Arts and Grants, Mariel Villere.”