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Q:

Yes, but some of the people I've known in that area have had a concern for . . . (cross talk)

Lasker:

No, none of them has done anything except in one block - one end of a block and planted with trees, one end, that's all.

Now there are some people called Kabler, who I understand are going to do 12 blocks, which is a benefaction, it's simply marvelous, and I hope it starts to happen. I must invite them here, because maybe they'll really do it.

Q:

They'll do 12 blocks of what?

Lasker:

Plant flowers three times a year. Wouldn't that be wonderful?

Q:

Yes.

Lasker:

Wonderful. But it's so little money for the City, and it's our face to the world, really, isn't it, Park Avenue? It has the heaviest traffic of New York City.

Q:

Uh uh.

Lasker:

It's what people can drive on if they come from Amsterdam to see what it's like in another world, you know.



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