Cases and Legislative Materials

In the Matter of New York City Coalition for the Preservation of Gardens v. Guiliani, 670 N.Y.S.2d 654 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. 1997).

In re Application of New York City Coalition for the Preservation of Gardens v. Guiliani, 666 N.Y.S.2d 918 (N.Y. App. Div. 1998).

New York City Environmental Justice Alliance v. Guiliani, 99 Civ. 3330 (AGS), 99 Civ. 3331 (AGS), 1999 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 8437 (S.D.N.Y. June 4, 1999).

Urban Development Action Area Act, N.Y. Gen. Mun. §693 (Consol. 1999).

Newspaper Articles

Jesse McKinley, Neighborhood Report: Lower East Side; Browning of Hope for Village Gardens, N.Y. Times, Oct. 19, 1997, at Sec. 14, p. 6.

Jennifer Tierney, Bulldozing Grassroots Gardeners, London Financial Times, Aug. 15, 1998, at 20.

Guy Trebay, Uprooted, Village Voice, Nov. 17, 1998, at 41.

Leslie H. Lowe, Letter to the Editor, Garden Auction is Slap at Civility; A Failed Policy Returns, N.Y. Times, at A16.

David Lefer, Gardens Flap Growing: Guiliani to Auction 126 Plots, N.Y. Daily News, Feb. 21, 1999, at 26.

Dan Barry, Garden-Lovers Arrested at City Hall Sit-In, N.Y. Times, Feb. 25, 1999, at B8.

Monica Polanco, ‘No Gardens, No Peas’ Cry Protesters in Park, N.Y. Daily News, Apr. 11, 1999, at 12.

Anne Raver, Hundreds Gather to Protest City’s Auction of Garden Lots, N.Y. Times, Apr. 11, 1999, at Sec. 1, p. 33.

David M. Herszenhorn, Two More Suits Seek to Stop Sale of Gardens, N.Y. Times, May 8, 1999, at B2.

Harry Bruinius, Plowed Under: A Tree No Longer Grows in Harlem, Christian Science Monitor, Mar. 12, 1999, at 2.

Dan Barry, Guiliani Seeks Deal to Sell 63 Gardens to land Group and End Suits, N.Y. Times, May 12, 1999, at B1.

Dan Barry, Sudden Deal Saves Gardens Set for Auction, N.Y. Times, May 13, 1999, at B1.

Michael Ellison, New Yorkers Dig Deep to Save Their Bit of Heaven; Bette Midler Joins Gardeners to Foil Mayor Guiliani’s Homes Plan for Homes, London Guardian, May 14, 1999, at 15.

Internet Resources
Stop The Auction: Earth-Shaking Protest and Civil Disobedience for Community Gardens (visited July 26, 1999) <http://www.panix/com/~jaynedoe/>.

The Bureaucrats’ Dance (visited July 26, 1999) <>.

The Trust for Public Land, The Trust for Public Land Buys 63 Community Gardens from City for $3 Million (visited July 26, 1999) <>.

The Trust for Public Land, 1998 Regional Newsletter: Green Cities (visited July 26, 1999) <>.

Amended Complaint of Cynthia Nibbelink Worley, Nibbelink Worley v. Guiliani (visited July 26, 1999) <>.

Earth Celebrations, New York City Coalition for the Preservation of Gardens Newsletter July 1997 (visited July 26, 1999) <>.

Earth Celebrations, Garden Preservation Update! April 1999 (visited July 26, 1999) <http://www.users.interport/net/~earthcel/update.html>.