Authorities in Los Angeles are working on a grand plan to unify the city's core with a new Downtown Civic Park Project.
Sep 26, 2010 Design Under Sky
Landscape architect Walter Hood feels a responsibility to educate and engage the public in his design commissions, from the De Young Museum in Golden Gate Park to a light rail station in Crenshaw, California.
Sep 23, 2010 Fast Company
The Fresh Kills landfill in Staten Island is slowly being transformed into a major new park for New York. Eventually it will be three times the size of Central Park.
Sep 23, 2010 Bloomberg News
A new report from the Trust for Public Lands provides detailed and comprehensive data on city park systems in the U.S.
Sep 22, 2010 NRDC Switchboard
The city of Indianapolis is using its hosting duties for the 2012 Super Bowl to rework one of its main streets into a new public space.
Sep 21, 2010 The Architect's Newspaper
This episode of <em>The Diane Rehm Show</em> explores efforts underway to make the world's cities more livable.
Sep 17, 2010 The Diane Rehm Show
<em>Grist</em> looks at the volunteer group in Portland that legally removes unnecessary pavement from places around the city and replaces it with gardens and green space.
Sep 17, 2010 Grist
<em>Grist</em>'s food editor visits Detroit, where the lack of grocery stores has inspired a number of innovative, locally-grown food projects.
Sep 16, 2010 Grist
Five finalists have been announced in a design competition to rethink the park near St. Louis' iconic Gateway Arch. <em>Fast Co. Design</em> takes a look at the contenders.
Sep 10, 2010 Fast Co. Design
Alex Bozikovic hits the beach with his son at a new public space in Toronto: Sugar Beach, an urban park built on a former industrial site.
Sep 8, 2010 No Mean City