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MOST EXCITING PLANS FOR A PARK THAT MIGHT ACTUALLY HAPPEN: Freshkills Park
“Freshkills” used to be associated with “Landfill,” and that stink that hovered over Staten Island on hazy days. But now it’s the most exciting city parks project, like, ever. The old dump will be transformed into a verdant paradise, THREE TIMES THE SIZE OF CENTRAL PARK. Like season six of Lost, we get so excited thinking about it we have to stop; patience, urbanites, patience. It’s only 30 years away.

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