Green Metropolis, a New Book About Central Park Conservancy and the Rebirth of Central Park in the 1980s

Green Metropolis The Extraordinary Landscapes of New York City as Nature, History, and Design is a new book by author and activist Elizabeth Barlow Rogers, one of the women who spearheaded the Central Park Conservancy's successful efforts to cleanup and restore Central Park in the 1980s.

In this video interview from THIRTEEN, watch as Rogers talks about the history of the park, its future, and the book with host Mike Schneider.

Elizabeth Barlow Rogers, who launched the Central Park Conservancy, chronicles the park's development and six other city green treasures


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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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