July is "National Park and Recreation Month." To commemorate, WalletHub compiled a ranking system that compares cities by their recreational opportunities.
Jul 25, 2014 WalletHub
A growing body of research examines the question of how to make places more attractive and healthy, without then making them more expensive.
Jul 24, 2014 Next City
Victoria Dailey has some strong words for the palm tree in its various forms around Los Angeles in a long read for the Los Angeles Review of Books.
Jul 22, 2014 Los Angeles Review of Books
Millennium Park in Chicago had its grand opening on July 16, 2004. Now, ten years later, it's one of the country's most treasured, visited, and photographed public spaces.
Jul 18, 2014 Chicagoland Television
Atlanta's BeltLine is one of the country's most exciting public space projects, and residents have even more reason for excitement after Beltline.org released a fresh batch of renderings for the forthcoming expansion of the Westside Trail.
Jul 18, 2014 Curbed Atlanta
A local architect produced a DIY design to push the Illinois Department of Transportation to think big with the "Redefine the Drive" project on North Lake Shore Drive. With the proposal: invitations for more local designers to participate.
Jul 10, 2014 Chi.Streetsblog
Named as one of the APA's Great Public Spaces in 2008, Mellon Square in Pittsburgh was badly in need of repair. Earlier this month, the park completed a $10 million restoration process that launched in 2009.
Jul 2, 2014 ASLA The Dirt
Stephanie Aurora Lewis describes the Ohio Holocaust and Liberators Memorial, opened to the public earlier this month on the south lawn of the Ohio Statehouse.
Jul 2, 2014 The Architect's Newspaper
Accolades just keep coming for the ongoing renaissance taking place in New York City’s park system. Opinion
Jul 1, 2014 By
Anthony Flint examines the commonalities—and disparities—in the historic legacies of Frederick Law Olmsted and Robert Moses.
Jun 24, 2014 CityLab