Comment 116208

By Noted (anonymous) | Posted January 22, 2016 at 09:43:01 in reply to Comment 116151

"The lesson, as Jacobs reminds us, is that a park is loved only as well it’s maintained — and the dirty little secret of today’s showpiece parks is their exorbitant maintenance costs. Compared to the average New York City park, the High Line costs about 50 times more per acre to maintain, according to [Adrian] Benepe, the former NYC parks commissioner."

nextcity.org/features/view/A-Chicago-Park-Learns-From-New-Yorks-High-Line

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