Civic Leader Diana Taylor Stresses the Importance of Parks

October 24, 2007 | City Talk with Doug Muzzio

She’s been praised as one of the most powerful – and best dressed — women in New York City. Now international investment expert and civic activist Diana Taylor is focusing on improving the West Side waterfront, as chair of the Hudson River Park Trust. She discusses how the city can ensure its spot as a global investment capital (one key way: build parks, to attract residents) and what the U.S. can learn from the developing world. But does she answer a hot thought unrelated question: Does her longtime companion, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, plan a presidential run?
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