Billionaire Gives $100 Million To Central Park

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•43 Oct 25, 2012

In what is thought to be the largest-ever donation to a public park, hedge fund manager John Paulson gave $100 million to the not-for-profit Central Park Conservancy, which maintains the 843-acre public space. What do you think?

  • “Finally, a gift for the impoverished people of Manhattan.”

    Wayne Volaitis –
    Electrical Drafter

  • “With that kind of money they should be able to get Simon & Garfunkel to play there again, no problem.”

    Donald Canovas –
    Baseball Scout

  • “God knows Central Park needs the money. I mean, they’re still depending on horse-powered carriages for transportation.”

    Lisanne Sable –
    Screwhead Polisher