Designing a new park for New York City.

What we build.
Dec. 20 2007 4:49 PM

Central Park South

Choosing the best design for a new park on New York's Governors Island.

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Witold Rybczynski is Slate's architecture critic His latest book is The Biography of a Building: How Robert Sainsbury and Norman Foster Built a Great Museum. Visit his Web site. Follow him on Twitter.

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