Greenville Magazine sat down with Mayor Knox White for a behind-the-scenes look at some of the City of Greenville’s ongoing initiatives. Check out Conversations with the Mayor in previous issues of Greenville Magazine below to learn more about what the City is doing to build on its successes and its continued efforts to preserve and enhance its high quality of life.
Conversations with the Mayor
How a South Carolina Park Plans to confront Its Racist History
CityLab, Oct. 29, 2018
The mayor discusses how the creation of Unity Park will unite two formerly segregated parks, and educate visitors about the area's racially charged history.
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South Carolina Park Looks To Uncover And Mend City's Segregated History
Forbes, August 2018
Mayor White talks with Forbes magazine about the city's plan to develop Unity Park, a $40 million park in an abandoned and once segregated part of the city.
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City Parks: America's New Infrastructure
City Parks Alliance, September 2017
Mayor White discusses the use of city parks to address urban challenges, from flood prevention to economic revitalization.
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Not All Forgotten American Cities Are StrugglingPBS News Hour, March 9, 2016
Journalists James and Deborah Fallows find a thriving community in Greenville that bucks the standard pessimistic narrative.
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Reshaping Rochester - Connecting A River City
WXXI Public Radio, April 6, 2016
Mayor Knox White shared his insight into how river cities can be connected and vibrant during a visit to Rochester.
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Mayor Recognized by American Society of Landscape Architects
American Society of Landscape Architects, Nov. 9, 2015
Mayor Knox White was awarded Honorary Membership in the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) at the 2015 ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO, held in Chicago November 6-9, 2015.
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Around Carolina, August 11, 2015
Hidden for 40 years, the downtown Reedy River falls - and the park built around it - has changed the face of the area.
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The Case for Strong Mayors
The Atlantic, April 2014
Atlantic writer James Fallows uses Mayor Knox White and Greenville as a case-in-point, showcasing the leadership that has made Greenville a jewel of the South.
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Public Radio Catskill
WJFF 90.5 FM
The Mayor participated in a series of interviews focusing on business and development successes in the city.
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Listen to Radio Segment 2