Green Giants: Mayors Who Make Parks a Priority
In Philadelphia, all public spaces link in a strategy to make the City of Brotherly Love the greenest in America. In Oklahoma City, a blockbuster open-space program moves ahead steadily in these economically distressed times. And in Seattle, near-universal enthusiasm for parks and green space results in major revenue levies. All three cities have a key common denominator: Mayors who understand, appreciate, and support the role of parks and recreation in building better communities.
This special section introduces mayors Michael Nutter in Philadelphia, Mick Cornett in Oklahoma City, and Michael McGinn in Seattle. In intervie....
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