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"Honey, I Shrunk the Park" -- City's Plans call for 23 percent reduction in "public space" around Washington Sq Park Fountain

"Honey, I Shrunk the Park" — City's Plans call for 23 percent reduction in "public space" around Washington Sq Park Fountain

July 14, 2008

Figures don’t lie. But a lot of liars figure. The NYC Parks Department figures that the “new and improved” Washington Square Park will have just as much public space as the old one. But let’s check the figures: * The EXISTING entire plaza is currently 51,223 square feet. * The PROPOSED plaza area will be […]

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"Honey, I Shrunk the Park"

"Honey, I Shrunk the Park"

March 17, 2008

Figures don’t lie. But a lot of liars figure. The NYC Parks Department figures that the “new and improved” Washington Square Park will have just as much public space as the old one. But let’s check the figures: * The EXISTING entire plaza is currently 51,223 square feet. * The PROPOSED plaza area will be […]

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