Upper West Side Renaissance on WNYC

This morning’s Brian Lehrer interview with Open Planning Project Director Mark Gorton, DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan and, ummm… 30 Rock’s Alec Baldwin, is now online. If you missed it, listen here:



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It could have been just another gathering of urban idealists, agreeing with each other about how great it would be to have more public space for people, and less for cars. Except last night’s NYC Streets Renaissance event, "A New Vision for the Upper West Side," featured renowned Danish planner Jan Gehl — who, as […]

RSVP Today to Re-Imagine Manhattan’s Upper West Side

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