The Villager – at last! – Reports on WSP Task Force meeting – and future WSP "plans"

by cathryn on August 29, 2008

The Villager at last reports on the July 17th Washington Square Park Task Force meeting (while omitting the date of the meeting, I gather, to not to call attention to the late reporting?).

There’s some interesting information in there (although right this minute, the story has the wrong title, something about a “mystery hotel”) and interviews with some of the key players from the Community Board, the Task Force, the Parks Department*, and community members.  (*A Parks Department spokesperson says — contrary to what was stated at the meeting — a conservancy is not ruled out, citing the benefits of working with “community groups.” Right.)

WSP Blog covered this, beginning last month, in a series (in 8 parts): Update on New York City’s Redesign of Washington Square Park. If you missed it, begin here.

 

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Be September 2, 2008 at 10:50 am

If Washington Square Park ever gets a conservacny that will be it’s death knell. That must be opposed like nothing else.

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