Sunday, August 24, 2008

Nothing Happens Unless First a Dream

Three Saturdays this August a stretch of New York City's Park Avenue was closed off to cars and trucks.

As a little girl, looking north from a window on the 14th Floor of 230 Park, the spire-topped jewel where my father's engineering firm was located (in the photo above, it's the building directly in front of the MetLife Building), I never imagined that someday children would be able to ride their bikes in the street below.

But obviously someone did.

Photo Credit: Andrea Mohin/The New York Times. To read the accompanying article ("Hitting the Asphalt for a Final Car-Free Saturday"), click here.

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