Inspired by a park system proposal by Frederick Law Olmsted from 1930 to build a network of parks and open space throughout the city, a coalition of advocates is reviving the idea of connecting people and parks throughout Los Angeles.
Aug 19, 2014 Next City
A short case study in Lean Urbanism, compliments of Victoria Beach, Manitoba.
Aug 19, 2014 PlaceShakers
With average summer temperatures expected to reach a sweltering 89.83 degrees Fahrenheit b Opinion
Aug 14, 2014 By
Part street furniture, part advertisement for public transit, part public art—the designers of a new bus stop installation in Baltimore call it "an obvious bus stop."
Aug 11, 2014 Slate
A new study finds that the cost of building urban river parkways and other recreational facilities is more than offset by the savings in public health costs, such as obesity.
Aug 7, 2014 LA.Streetsblog
The Root River Trail has fallen short of the "economic savior" status some were hoping from it, but it has also exceeded expectations in some towns along the route.
Aug 5, 2014 Minneapolis Post
Alfredo Barsuglia's latest work, "Social Pool," is located in an undisclosed location in the middle of the Mojave Desert. Visitors only receive keys and GPS coordinates as their directions on the day of their reservation.
Aug 1, 2014 Los Angeles Times
While the plan to transform the Bellwood Quarry into Westside Reservoir Park waits, as it has done for eight years, an Atlanta councilmember proposes locating the endangered Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center near the site.
Jul 29, 2014 Creative Loafing Atlanta
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