Green Metropolis review ✓ 108

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Green Metropolis review ✓ 108 Ò ✭ Green Metropolis Books ✯ Author Elizabeth Barlow Rogers – Gwairsoft.co.uk Elizabeth Barlow Rogers the woman who launched the restoration of Central Park in the 1980s now introduces us to seven remarkable green spaces in and around New York City giving us the history—both Elizabeth Barlow RogeUsual twenty two hundred acre park on Staten Island that is being created out of what was once the world’s largest landfill The High Line in Manhattan’s Chelsea and West Village neighborhoods an aerial promenade built on an abandoned elevated rail spur with its native grasses and panoramic views of the Hudson River and the downtown cityscapeFull of the natural history of the parks along with interesting historical facts and interviews with caretakers guides local residents guardians and visitors this beautifully illustrated book is a treasure trove of information about the varied and pleasurable green spaces that grace New York Cit.

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Elizabeth Barlow Rogers the woman who launched the restoration of Central Park in the s now introduces us to seven remarkable green spaces in and around New York City giving us the history both natural and human of how they have been transformed over timeHere we find The greenbelt and nature refuge that runs along the spine of Staten Island on land once intended for a highway where mushrooms can be gathered and at the right moment seventeen year locusts viewed Jamaica Bay near John F Kennedy International Airport whose mosaic of fragile endangered marshes has been preserved as a bird sanctuary on the Atlantic Flyway full of egrets tern.

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Green MetropolisS and horseshoe crabs Inwood Hill in upper Manhattan whose forest once sheltered Native Americans and Revolutionary soldiers before it became a site for wealthy estates and subseuently a public park The Central Park Ramble an artfully designed wilderness in the middle of the city with native and imported flora magnificent rock outcrops and numerous species of resident and migrating birds Roosevelt Island formerly Welfare Island in the East River where urban planners built a “new town in town” in the s and whose southern tip is the dramatic setting for the Louis Kahn–designed memorial to Franklin Delano Roosevelt Freshkills the un.