100 Years of New York Redevelopment and Revitalization
October 27, 2014
Filmed October 22, 2014, at the ULI Fall Meeting in New York City.
Over the past century, New York City has transformed itself through public infrastructure and private development into today’s global capital of commerce and finance. A panel of three leading experts discuss how the city has reinvented itself and the opportunities and challenges it faces in maintaining its leadership position in the decades ahead.
- Moderator: Michael Kimmelman, architecture critic for the New York Times
- Alexander Garvin, president and chief executive officer of AGA Public Realm Strategists and former deputy commissioner of housing for the New York City Planning Commission
- Kenneth T. Jackson, director of the Herbert H. Lehman Center for the Study of American History and the Jacques Barzun Professor of History and the Social Sciences at Columbia University
- John E. Zuccotti, co-chairman of Brookfield Office Properties and former chairman of the New York City Planning Commission
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New York City’s Century of Growth
At times, New York City has trailblazed urban solutions of astonishing foresight; at other times, it has had to be dragged to confronting urban exigencies by imminent disaster, said panelists at the ULI Fall Meeting. In either case, New York has been in a constant state of innovation and remaking over the last century.