Charles Birnbaum (LF '98) reviews the 3 finalist proposals to develop Crissy Field in the Presidio at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park and wonders, “Is this the best we can do?” He aligns himself with observers who urge the Presidio Trust to “take the long view” of park development, take their time and resist pressure for an early decision. Even if some of the push is coming from Representative Nancy Pelosi and filmmaker George Lucas.
Read “What's the Big Idea? Debating the Future of a Great Urban Park,” in the Huffington Post.
Photograph of Crissy Field © Tom Fox, courtesy the Cultural Landscape Foundation.