Parks

The latest installment of the GOOD Cities Project has produced an infographic that provides a look at the "ever-vital urban park" by comparing the park efforts of cities around the country.
5 days ago   GOOD Magazine
More parks in the U.S. should fight funding issues through privatization, writes John Stossel.
Dec 8, 2010   Reason
Flush with federal grants, a new transit plaza and park is set to pop up in Philadelphia.
Nov 24, 2010   The Architect's Newspaper
A proposal for a "High Line"-like park in Jersey City has some locals deeply concerned about the project's large price tag.
Nov 12, 2010   The New York Times
New designs for the surrounding park offer a chance at a brighter future for the Eero Saarinen-designed Gateway Arch in St. Louis.
Oct 28, 2010   Architectural Record
<em>The New Republic</em> offers a look and review of some of the nation's best new urban parks.
Oct 9, 2010   The New Republic
Because of their broad appeal, diverse uses, and heavy programming, parks may do more for cities than the performing arts centers of the 1980s and the sports venues of the 1990s have accomplished, says JoAnn Greco.
Oct 3, 2010   The Washington Post
As a new park near the Brooklyn Bridge gradually opens in New York, the role it plays in public life in the city is already evolving.
Sep 30, 2010   Urban Omnibus
When an old parking structure was torn down, Downtown Dallas gained a new civic space right off the historic City Hall. Thomas Balsley Associates redesigned the park to be a flexible new front yard for Dallas residents. Giulia Mastrangelo of TBA gives us an inside look at the thought behind the design. Exclusive
Sep 30, 2010  By Giulia Mastrangelo
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
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