The creation of a park in downtown Greenville, South Carolina, is credited with helping the city lure new development and stay economically healthy during the recession.
Jul 31, 2011 NPR
As Singapore's population booms, officials are working through plans to help the city absorb its people but also provide them with adequate green space.
Jul 31, 2011 The New York Times
London Evening Standard columnist Kieran Long takes a tour through London's Olympic Park and finds a new public space that will likely show its importance long after the games are over.
Jul 30, 2011 London Evening Standard
The Atlanta Beltline Partnership's annual report shows how revitalization programs, workforce housing, parks and trails have been blossoming. Yet transit development has lagged behind, reports Kaid Benfield for The Atlantic.
Jul 27, 2011 The Atlantic
A new public park in downtown Phoenix is both a venue for artists and performers and a public space that calls to mind a small neighborhood park, according to this piece from <em>Next American City</em>.
Jul 21, 2011 Next American City
In an effort to improve the visitor experience and boost business, operators of a busy transit hub in Boston are bringing in performers and various activities to entertain people waiting and convince others to linger longer.
Jul 19, 2011 The Boston Globe
As the desire for wireless internet increases, some public parks are finding that Wi-Fi networks are becoming a new and important amenity.
Jul 18, 2011 Time
Parking spaces in San Francisco are being repurposed as small patio-like park spaces and out door seating areas. John King of the <em>San Francisco Chronicle</em> looks at how they've become part of the city.
Jul 15, 2011 San Francisco Chronicle
Plans to redesign the expanded publicly accessible section of the White House's front lawn combine both walkability concerns and safety concerns.
Jul 13, 2011 The Architect's Newspaper
New playground designs are shaking up public parks around the world. So long, slides, hello interpretive playscapes.
Jul 12, 2011 Dwell