Fiscal Crisis Guts City Park Plans

NY Post
May 26, 2009

There’s not enough green in the city’s budget to fund New York’s biggest park projects, the Post has learned.

Only two years ago, Mayor Bloomberg was hailed as a city green space champion after announcing a $386 million plan with fancy renderings to redo eight downtrodden parks through his sweeping PlaNYC initiative.

But with the city in fiscal crisis, the mayor’s new spending plan cuts funding in half for five of them…

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