When considering major issues like housing affordability and gentrification, it is the challenge of the city planner to recognize the fine line between furthering economic development and preserving historically cultural and ethnic communities and institutions. On a trip to New York, fellow team member Varsha got to sit down with Purnima Kapur, the Executive Director of City Planning of New York City, where they discussed the city's current policy addressing these issues as well as other resolutions in resiliency and sustainability. Spin this thread to hear insights from the woman behind the development of one of the world's biggest cities.
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