New York may be the most famous example of the parks becoming the most conspicuous signifiers of neighborhoods for the haves, versus the have-nots, but Inga Saffron hopes that cities everywhere can find ways to even the playing fields.
Feb 4, 2015 The New Republic
An installment from Spacing's "Cities for People" series makes the case for tactical urbanism as a supplement to professional practice.
Jan 29, 2015 Spacing
The Presidio is, and will remain, a source of San Francisco's most contentious planning and design proposals. But the reason for the controversy isn't all bad, according to John King: "everyone sees their own potential paradise."
Jan 29, 2015 San Francisco Chronicle
Looking for a way to connect the separate pieces of the bike path along the Los Angeles River, a local developer took planning and designing a new path into his own hands.
Jan 26, 2015 The Architect's Newspaper
Here's a head scratcher: in its ambition to meet the affordable housing goals of Mayor Bill de Blasio, the Department of Housing Preservation and Development has proposed the redevelopment of 15 community gardens on city-owned property.
Jan 24, 2015 Brownstoner
Chicago is putting the pieces in place to land the Obama Library. One proposal hinges on the availability of parkland on the South Side near the University of Chicago.
Jan 22, 2015 Chicago Tribune
You don’t have to look very far these days to see that we are in the midst of an urban park renaissance. Blog Post
Jan 20, 2015 By
A massive bike park in Louisville, Kentucky takes the fast-growing trend of urban bike parks to new (subterranean) levels.
Jan 20, 2015 Outside
Cities around the country have been making it easier to decorate mundane utility boxes into something more colorful and representative of the neighborhoods they serve.
Jan 19, 2015 MinnPost
"The Urban Yoga Photo Book" is a new, Kickstarter-funded photo book that blends the beauty and grace of yoga with the grit and structure of urban settings.
Jan 16, 2015 Urbanful