Parks

The city of Dallas recently approved a new Parks and Recreation Comprehensive Plan and the city's first Recreation Master Plan. The comp plan updated the previous Renaissance Plan.
2 hours ago   Next City
Next City surveys the most ambitious examples of park design from a year of ambitious projects.
Jan 11, 2016   Next City
Perkins Eastman has created a splashy proposal for a linear, at-grade park running along a long stretch of one of New York's most famous avenues.
Dec 18, 2015   Dezeen
A local non-profit recently announced funding for the development of five public green spaces in the coming year. The projects represent incremental progress toward a larger, shared vision.
Dec 17, 2015   Indystar
Parks aren't always justified in economic terms, but a new report finds $140 billion reasons why parks are a positive addition to local communities.
Dec 10, 2015   Next City
A once-neglected park is at the center of efforts to breathe new life into Germantown's business district.
Nov 16, 2015   philly.com
A pointed editorial decries the over-regulation that has followed the renaissance of public spaces in Los Angeles.
Nov 14, 2015   Los Angeles Times
While standardized metrics for determining the number of and place for city parks cannot replace more fine grain analysis, they can be useful tools. Park planner Clement Lau writes about five park-need metrics, including a couple of the newest.
Nov 13, 2015   UrbDeZine
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When you think of "city" what comes to mind? A specific city? One of your favourites? Tall buildings? A skyline? Chaos, people, crowds, traffic? A river cutting through its centre? A mountain range backdrop? Blog Post
Nov 8, 2015   By Steven Snell
A 1.5-acre park in Cleveland should be ready in time for the 2016 Republican National Convention. The small park is just the first step, however, toward a much grander vision for a corner of Cleveland with deep connections to the city's past.
Nov 4, 2015   Cleveland Plain-Dealer
While we often talk about the places that are park poor, Builder Online has done the data crunching to find out which cities are park rich.
Oct 18, 2015   Builder