China’s Urbanization Without Disastrous Environmental Side EffectsThe Honorable Henry M. Paulson, Jr.
(Original source South China Morning Post)
“Back in 2013, a Chinese communist leader quietly toured the urban environs of Chicago and New York, an experience that transformed his thinking about city design.
Henry PaulsonZhang Jifu, then party secretary for the district of Pinggu, was impressed by Chicago’s lakefront, with its winding bike paths and general hustle and bustle. He was also struck by how a dense urban environment like New York still had parks, gardens and outdoor cafes scattered throughout the city.”
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