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The City's Poor Parks

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While Central Park and the High Line comfortably operate with multi-million dollar donations, dozens of other parks?i.e. those not located in wealthy neighborhoods?struggle to get by. "New York's parks offer a feudal landscape of the privileged and underprivileged," writes Michael Powell in the Times. He argues that a lack of public funding is reducing parks, even Brooklyn's ever-popular Prospect Park, to "beggars." The president of the Prospect Park Alliance seems to agree: "In this country, we don't really fund public infrastructure and public spaces as we do in other countries. It's always a huge stretch." [NYT]