Although New York prides itself on its public life, New Yorkers inhabit a public realm that pales beside what it could become. “After working in cities around the world, we’ve developed a rich understanding of public spaces that begs to be put to use back in our home town,” explains PPS President Fred Kent. “New York can benefit from our experience and become an even greater city in the 21st century.”

Museum Mile Festival, 5th Avenue

Read this special issue of PPS’s newsletter Making Places, which includes the city commentary, New York great public spaces and hidden gems, and the places that provide the biggest opportunities for improvement.

Nine Ways to Transform New York into a City of Great Places was last modified: March 6th, 2012 by Joshua Kent