Anthony Flint, recent author of a book about Jane Jacobs, talks to ASLA's The Dirt blog about her influence on urban design and landscape architecture.
Jan 13, 2010 ASLA's The Dirt blog
Planners in Los Angeles are considering a plan to remove two lanes of a strip of downtown street to create parkspace for the formerly light-industrial area's growing populations.
Jan 13, 2010 Los Angeles Times
A group of Southern California nudists is criticizing parks officials who buried a dead sea lion near their controversial stomping grounds -- a stinky development in the long battle between nudists and officials over the contested beach.
Jan 8, 2010 The Orange County Register
Parks officials in San Francisco look to mimic New York City's approach to funding parks through public-private partnerships.
Jan 2, 2010 San Francisco Chronicle
Parks and trails can be used to create low carbon cities.
Dec 13, 2009 City Parks Blog
Parks officials in Austin, Texas are considering a plan that would allow cell phone companies to lease space within the city's parks where they could build cellular communication towers.
Dec 12, 2009 Austin American-Statesman
Bilbao is known for the Frank Gehry-designed Guggenheim Museum. But there's a living city behind that iconic architecture, and local officials are trying to prove it with a new public park.
Dec 7, 2009 Inhabitat
The new Citygarden park in downtown St. Louis is seen by some locals as a sign of hope for the future of the city.
Dec 6, 2009 Metropolis
New legislation looks to boost the federal government's investment in urban parks for the first time in eight years.
Dec 5, 2009 Gotham Gazette
The Orange Country Great Park has received the official go-ahead, with a dedication of $65 million for the first phase of construction.
Nov 29, 2009 The Architect's Newspaper