This mobile workshop was a project of the Environmental Committee of the New York Metro Section of the American Planning Association. Their goal for the May 2017 annual National Planning Conference was to offer visitors a useful, self –guided, tour of local green infrastructure.


Content Production (with the exception of the audio clip from the Municipal Art Society) and Design: Patricia Houser, AICP, Member of the Environmental Committee, NYMetro APA

Editorial Input: Jeannette Rausch, AICP, Environmental Committee Co-Chair

Project Support:  Robert White, AICP, Environmental Committee Co-Chair

Collaborating Organizations and Individuals:

Dan Biederman, President, Bryant Park Corporation

Eric Botsford, Deputy Director, Manhattan Division, New York City Department of Planning

Cecil Corbin-Mark, Deputy Director and Director of Policy Initiatives, WE ACT for Environmental Justice

Renee Crowley, Project Manager of the NYC Compost Project hosted by the Lower East Side Ecology Center, and Christine Datz-Romero, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Lower East Side Ecology Center

Elizabeth Goldstein, President, New York City Municipal Art Society

Nancy Webster, Executive Director of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy