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Title: High Line NYC
Authors: Shumaker, Jeffrey
Adelaide Festival Corporation
Keywords: Urban planning
New York City
Public spaces
Standard of living
Population growth
High Line Park
Carbon footprint
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: Radio Adelaide
Series/Report no.: Adelaide Festival of Ideas : Planning for Uncertainty ; 7th-9th October 2011.
Abstract: Adelaide Festival of Ideas session, RiAus Auditorium, 10:30am, Saturday 8th October, 2011.
New York City is growing rapidly at a time when the earth’s climate is changing rapidly. On Earth Day 2007, New York’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg launched PlaNYC, a 135-point plan to accommodate 1 million more New Yorkers while reducing the city’s carbon footprint by 30 percent by 2030. The plan is highly technical, and it is based on a new vision of civic virtue. NYC’s Department of City Planning is developing a new language of design to interpret this sustainable civic virtue, and is exemplified by a number of recent developments, including the new High Line Park and its surrounding neighbourhood.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2328/25633
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