Selected Press

An archive of selected press coverage. For press inquiries, contact the NYC Parks Press Office.

2017

CityLab – “The Wild Comeback of New York’s Legendary Landfill”
Art in America – “Urban Pastorals: 21st Century Parks”

2016

The New York Times – “Where Coyotes, Foxes and Bobolinks Find a New Home: Freshkills Park”
Staten Island Advance – “Move over bald eagle, the grasshopper sparrow is moving in”
Associated Press – “NYC garbage dump world’s largest landfill-to-park project”
Curbed NY – “How the world’s largest landfill became New York’s biggest new park”
New York Magazine – “Five NYC Parks are Getting a Big $150 Million Upgrade”
Staten Island Advance – “From the ferry to the former landfill: ‘Landscape in Motion’ on Staten Island”

2015

Audubon Magazine – “New York’s Fresh Kills Landfill Gets an Epic Facelift”
NY1 – “Former Fresh Kills Landfill Breeding New Life”
Staten Island Advance – “Take a Trip on the New Springville Greenway”
Urban Omnibus – “Freshkills: Capturing Change”

2014

Oculus – “Ride Down Freshkills Kill”
6sqft.com – “New Yorker Spotlight: Eloise Hirsh on Turning the Fresh Kills Landfill into a Thriving Park”
Staten Island Advance – “Peeking into former landfill, Freshkills Park”

2013

The New York Times – “From garbage to energy at Freshkills”
CBS News – “Waste not: Turning garbage into energy”
Architectural Record – “Freshkills Park: Once a Landfill, Now a Lush Landscape”
Arch Daily – “Landfill Reclaimation: Fresh Kills Park Develops as a Natural Coastal Buffer and Parkland for Staten Island”

2012 

The New York Times – “Fresh Kills: Landfill to Park”
WNYC – “At Freshkills Park, goats take a bite out of an invasive species”
The Smithsonian Magazine – “The Transformation of Freshkills Park From Landfill to Landscape”
NBC New York – “A Sneak Peek at Staten Island’s Freshkills Park”
The Dirt – “Power Freshkills Park with Art”

2011

The New York Times – “From Dump to Paragon of Ecology: A First Peek”

 

 

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