April 2003 Table of Contents

Lush Life Lush Life

Anyone familiar with New York City would agree that the it wouldn't be what it is today without Central Park. In 1857, Frederick Law Olmstead – the father of American landscape architecture – submitted the Greensward Plan as the winning design for the park. Nestled among an urban environment of stone, concrete, and steel, the park provides natural open space, scenic vistas, civic amenities, and a place for relaxed social interaction. Read more

Time Passages Time Passages

About four years ago, Carl Dranoff, president of Dranoff Properties, couldn't find anyone to drive in a car with him in downtown Camden, N.J. Camden is the state's poorest city and is known for crime and dilapidated buildings. No one wanted to live there. Read more

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