Two ideas for New York

As an island, New York has always been responsive to climate. Accelerating changes and a shortage of space call for creative strategies; some entirely fresh, and some inspired by history.
WHAT IF THE BROADWAY MALL, along the main thoroughfare, were transformed into a linear park uniting neighborhoods, greening the city? A continuous ecological corridor has benefits for people and other living creatures beyond the block by block effect: in sustainability, air cleaning, water absorption, support of all biota.
With the support of the Broadway Malls Association and NYC Design, a vision was proposed for making Broadway a continuous green corridor, from Columbus Circle to 168th street, and one which the public can walk for its whole length.

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Photo: Diana Balmori

Two ideas for New York

As an island, New York has always been responsive to climate. Accelerating changes and a shortage of space call for creative strategies; some entirely fresh, and some inspired by history.

WHAT IF THE BROADWAY MALL, along the main thoroughfare, were transformed into a linear park uniting neighborhoods, greening the city? A continuous ecological corridor has benefits for people and other living creatures beyond the block by block effect: in sustainability, air cleaning, water absorption, support of all biota.

With the support of the Broadway Malls Association and NYC Design, a vision was proposed for making Broadway a continuous green corridor, from Columbus Circle to 168th street, and one which the public can walk for its whole length.

Read more

Photo: Diana Balmori

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    Why don’t we indeed? I’d love to see a similar set of ideas put in place for Los Angeles one day. I mean, there’s...
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