Elizabeth Barlow Rogers, the woman who launched the restoration of
Central Park in the 1980s, now introduces us to seven remarkable
green spaces in and around New York City, giving us the
history—both natural and human—of how they have been transformed
Here we find: The greenbelt and nature refuge that runs along the
spine of Staten Island on land once intended for a highway, where
mushrooms can be gathered and, at the right moment,... more...