A former Naval weapons station in Concord, California will be converted into a new, 12,000-home neighborhood.
Feb 26, 2010 The Contra Costa Times
The abandoned infrastructure for an inner-city rail project in Lima, Peru, has been adapted into a playful amusement park.
Feb 18, 2010 Treehugger
National City, CA has only 2 acres of public parks per 1000 residents, as opposed to the national average of 10 acres. A new plan proposes to transform a 44-acre golf course into an innovative new central park.
Feb 16, 2010 The San Diego Union-Tribune
Increasing amounts of Americans are soccer players, and the parks and park planners in American cities are beginning to reflect the sport's growing popularity, according to this piece from the <em>Regional Plan Association</em>.
Jan 28, 2010 Regional Plan Association
A new 8-acre park has opened on the waterfront of downtown Tampa, Florida, the first of three downtown projects opening downtown this year.
Jan 27, 2010 St. Petersburg Times
<em>Travel + Leisure</em> has released its list of America's "fittest" cities.
Jan 13, 2010 Travel + Leisure
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