Tuesday, March 14, 2006

"How the South Bronx lost its parks to Yanks" MetroNY 03/14/06

Rey Estrada, 9, walks with his brother Nathaniel, 2, around the track in Macombs Dam Park yesterday. In the background is the current Yankee Stadium.

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by patrick arden / metro new york

MAR 14, 2006

side quote:
"With zero public input or knowledge, the park was taken away. The electeds gave it to the Yankees just so they could stay in the current stadium during construction. The Yankees insisted on that stipulation because they would make more money." Geoffrey Croft, President, NYC Park Advocates


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