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New York’s park acreage has expanded dramatically, but maintenance costs are an ongoing challenge. Caitlin Blanchfield runs the numbers.:

Greening the city has meant a glorious and historical expansion of its parks and waterfront amenities. But building new parks is far more complicated than planting bulbs and bushes. And even as the city has demonstrated great initiative in creating new parks, how it plans to maintain them—physically as well as financially—is far more uncertain. Caitlin Blanchfield takes a stroll through the variegated schemes for keeping up New York’s parks a (Continue reading.)

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