These days, Susan Chin is moving at breakneck speed. “I can barely fit this in,” she lamented when The Observer rang her in early October, just days before she took her post as the executive director at the Design Trust for Public Space, a forward-thinking nonprofit that links private development projects with community needs.
The “this” she is referring to wasn’t even an interview; it was the call to try to organize a time for the interview.
Susan Chin, who has served as assistant commissioner for capital projects for the New York City Department of Cultural Projects for 23 years, has been named executive director of the Design Trust for Public Space.
The Bronx Museum and the Design Trust for Public Space last week launched a competition to chart a future for the Grand Concourse, the storied boulevard that runs through the Bronx.
Once filled with doorman apartment buildings with opulent lobbies, the strip lost quite a bit of its cache and luster in the Read More