The Uses of Neighborhood Parks

In chapter five, The Uses of Neighborhood Parks, Jacobs notes the deep connection between residents and parks in neighborhoods where there is limited open space, while neighborhoods like Morningside Heights (and most of the UWS) with an abundance of generalized parkland do not develop such a focus and connection (Jacobs 1961, 133). Joseph Papp's popular productions of free Shakespeare in Central Park (which started in 1958) are later cited as an example of one of the types of activities that can be promoted in parks to diversify usage and increase vitality.

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Delacorte Theatre
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Queue for Shakespeare in the Park
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Delacorte Theatre

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