Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Richmond can learn about greening from NYC's New York Restoration Partnership; Richmond, VA

Making Green in Richmond | RVANews
“The biggest paradigm shift that needs to happen is to see the importance of: one, beautification and two, parks, which have been considered a nicety, not a necessity.”
So says Drew Becher (rhymes with “checker”), Executive Director of the New York Restoration Project—an organization with a fifteen year track record of revitalization of green space and waterfront in New York City—when asked about the principles that should guide urban development.

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