Turning a Golf Course into a Public Oasis

National City, CA has only 2 acres of public parks per 1000 residents, as opposed to the national average of 10 acres. A new plan proposes to transform a 44-acre golf course into an innovative new central park.
February 16, 2010, 7am PST | rhopwood72
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Janine Zúñiga writes, "A conceptual plan in its very early stages envisions the transformation of a golf course into a recreational oasis with a dog park, community farm, soccer field, public citrus grove, shops and cafes, restored creek, and pedestrian and bicycle paths. City Manager Chris Zapata said National City is pursuing the idea because the 9-square-mile city of 60,000 has only three public parks, is completely built out and residents deserve it."

Thanks to Rob Hopwood

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Published on Monday, February 15, 2010 in The San Diego Union-Tribune
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