Tuesday, August 4, 2009

NY Post Editorial On Friends of the High Line Controversial Park Improvement District Proposal

"No reasonable case can be made for establishing another taxing entity in Manhattan, period -- let alone setting one up merely to finance yet another Manhattan park. Especially since many existing parks could benefit greatly from municipal funding remotely proportionate to the $1 million the High Line is getting."

A BID to Nowhere
NY Post - August 3, 2009

New York Daily News - July 8, 2009 - By Erin Einhorn

Related Articles:

High Line Eyes Tax On Its Neighbors
NY Post - July 29, 2009

The Villager - August 12, 2009 - By Patrick Hedlund

How Valuable Is It To Be Friends Of Friends Of The High Line?
Gothamist - July 9, 2009
"It almost appears to be some sort of back-room deal." Founders of the Friends of the High Line have already given endorsements to Mayor Bloomberg and board members have contributed over $100,000 to Speaker Christine Quinn."

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