Suisman is Panelist on “Green to the Street: the Future of Pershing Square.”
Los Angeles, March 2009–Joe Linton Sketch – Is Pershing Square a study in failed urban design? What would it take to bring it back? Could we take lessons from New York City ‘s beloved Bryant Park? These were some of the issues raised in a lively panel dicussion as part of the Los Angeles Public Library’s ALOUD series. The panel included Daniel Biederman, founder of the Grand Central Partnership and the visionary behind the revival of Bryant Park; Lewis MacAdams, founder of Friends of the Los Angeles River; landscape architect Kathleen Bullard; Barry Sanders, chairman of the Los Angeles Recreation & Parks Commission, and Doug Suisman. The panel was moderated by Christopher Hawthorne, architecture critic for the Los Angeles Times.
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