- 7 months ago
Bette Midler founded the New York Restoration Project driven by the conviction that all New Yorkers deserve high-quality green spaces within walking distance of their homes. When it started, New York was a different place - strewn with litter and with few green community spaces such as gardens and parks. Deborah Marton is the executive director of the New York Restoration Project and was in NZ recently for a conference. She says physical disorder in an urban environment leads to social disorder.