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Mitchell J Silver on planning parks with people first

New York City’s Parks Commissioner on why planning for parks is critical for a healthy city.

Mitchell J Silver oversees thousands of hectares of parkland as New York City’s Parks Commissioner. He discusses the importance of green open spaces for global cities, especially in the face of population growth.

Mitchell J Silver visits Hyde Park ahead of CityTalks event, May 2016.

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