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Is New York’s Future Sustainable?

April 19 @ 6:30 pm8:00 pm


The Gotham Cen­ter for New York City His­to­ry, presents a pro­gram on ‘A His­to­ry of Envi­ron­men­tal Impact, and Plan­ning for More Growth’

Ted Stein­berg, author of Gotham Unbound, talks about the envi­ron­men­tal his­to­ry of greater New York, and the lim­its of “sus­tain­able” plan­ning.
Michael Sork­in (City Col­lege, CUNY), award-win­ning pres­i­dent and founder of Ter­reform, a non-prof­it ded­i­cat­ed to just and sus­tain­able urban­ism, shares his rec­om­men­da­tions for a green­er Big Apple.
Nil­da Mesa (Columbia Uni­ver­si­ty) reflects on her expe­ri­ences as NYC’s first Direc­tor of Sus­tain­abil­i­ty, and the chal­lenges ahead.
Janet Babin, Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Reporter for WNYC, mod­er­ates.

This event is free and open to all. No RSVP required, Ques­tions: gotham@​gc.​cuny.​edu


The Grad­u­ate Cen­ter
365 Fifth Avenue, Room 6103
New York, NY 10016 Unit­ed States
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