Elizabeth Street Garden caught the attention of Mayor de Blasio during his weekly appearance on WNYC. Lisa, from NoLiTa, pressed the mayor on his plan to replace Elizabeth Street garden with housing. Listen to his response on the Brian Lehrer show.
"Well, it's not development; it's affordable housing." - Mayor Bill de Blasio
He also accepted an invitation to visit the garden.
Listen to the entire exchange (24:00 - 27:50).
Learn the facts about the proposal from Friends of Elizabeth Street Garden.