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A History of Brooklyn Bridge ParkHow a Community Reclaimed and Transformed New York City's Waterfront$
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Nancy Webster and David Shirley

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780231171229

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: September 2017

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231171229.001.0001

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A Park at Last

A Park at Last

(p.169) Nine A Park at Last
A History of Brooklyn Bridge Park

Nancy Webster

David Shirley

Columbia University Press

Describes the vibrant reality of Brooklyn Bridge Park today, both in terms of the active usage of its available sections by thousands of people each day and the ongoing construction and opening of additional sections and features. The park’s role and significance in the city going forward and its impact on the national and global urban parks movement is examined.

Keywords:   Regina Myer, Eliot Spitzer, Peter Davidson, Robert Lieber, Hurricane Sandy

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