Who is NYC Parks Commissioner?

Who is NYC Parks Commissioner?

NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio today appointed Margaret Nelson as Acting Commissioner of NYC Parks. “Our parks are New Yorkers backyards, and caring for them requires a leader with experience, vision and passion,” said Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Who is the head of NYC Parks Department?

Margaret Nelson
Margaret Nelson became Acting Commissioner of the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation in August 2021. Commissioner Nelson is an award-winning manager with more than 30 years of experience in New York City policy and public service.

Who built NYC Parks?

It is the most visited urban park in the United States, with an estimated 42 million visitors annually as of 2016, and is the most filmed location in the world….

Central Park
NYC Scenic Landmark
Architect Frederick Law Olmsted (1822–1903), Calvert Vaux (1824–1895)
NRHP reference No. 66000538
Significant dates

How many public parks are in New York City?

1,700 parks
How many parks are there in New York City? New York City has more than 1,700 parks, playgrounds, and recreation facilities across the five boroughs. Parks properties range from swimming pools to wetlands and from woodlands to skating rinks. You can visit our Park List page to find a partial list of our parks.

How do I become a NYC commissioner?

You must be a citizen of the United States of America or legal resident alien. You must be a resident of the City of New York or an attorney who maintains an office in the City of New York. You must be 18 years of age or older. You must not have been removed from the Office of Notary Public or Commissioner of Deeds.

How much is Central Park worth?

Central Park is 848 acres, which translates to over 39 million square feet. At US$1,000/square foot, Central Park is worth over 39 trillion dollars.

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