This article illuminates contemporary land-use and disposition struggles in New York City by tracing the history of land’s passage between the private and public realms. The authors contend that government and community-controlled nonprofit organizations should govern the disposition of the city’s remaining public land supply, deliberately deploying this scarce resource to promote the well-being of the people and neighborhoods most at risk in a speculation-fueled real-estate environment.
Oksana Mironova & Samuel Stein, « Where Does Public Land Come From? Municipalization and Privatization Debates », Metropolitics, 6 March 2018. URL : http://www.metropolitiques.eu/Where-Does-Public-Land-Come-From-Municipalization-and-Privatization-Debates.html