55. Reviving Governor's Island as a Public Green Cultural Space
55. Reviving Governor's Island as a Public Green Cultural Space
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Formerly a US Army and Coast Guard base, [Governor's Island](Governors Island was sold to the state of New York in 2003. Under the leadership of Leslie Koch, president of the Trust for Governors Island, the island has transformed into a backyard to the entire city. The reinvented design embraces the island's natural topography while incorporating tactical measures for maximizing environmental protection and public entertainment.

Speaker: Leslie Koch
Year: 2016
Location: New York, NY
Image credit: New York Times

Presented by Leslie Koch at IdeasCity New York

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