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Lasker:

I didn't ask him. I hope so. Well, now, let's see.. where are we here? Are you interested in what we've done to improve Park Avenue?

Q:

I certainly am.

Lasker:

Have you noticed it's improved, I hope?

Q:

I have, yes. I'll be riding back that way tonight, so I'll look at it.

Lasker:

Look carefully. I have to call them up to tell them to cut the grass. They've let the grass go a little bit. But, you know, for many years I planted 20 blocks on Park Avenue in tulips and begonias, and I also largely paid for the cleaning up of Park Avenue from 54th to 86th twice, which of course is god-damned foolishness.

Q:

You mean the center.

Lasker:

Yes, the center strip. Because I don't live on Park Avenue, and it's really stupid to do that.

Q:

But you see it as a thoroughfare of the world.

Lasker:

It's a thoroughfare of the city certainly, and it's the



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