City Pushes Parks to Open Forgotten Areas to the Public

Still, public space advocates say the city could put in some more effort. Moses Gates, of the nonprofit Regional Plan Association, said similar investments have gone a long way in the past, such as federal government’s restoration of the Statue of Liberty’s interior in the 1980s. “We [the public] decided it was a value to give access to the top of the crown and the government made it happen,” he said.

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