Amanda Burden has Helped Create Some of the Best Public Spaces in America - How & Why?

Amanda Burden's impact on New York City has been simply astounding, in no small measure thanks to her attention to detail and firm commitment to the principal that public spaces - from tiny pocket parks to long waterfront promenades - are at the core of making cities come alive!

During Ms. Burden's 12 years as New York City Planning Commissioner, she helped plan for the City's growth by 1-million people and the revitalization of the High Line and Brooklyn waterfront. She is currently a Principal in the global consultancy, Bloomberg Associates.