Exposition Park in Los Angeles is on the verge of major changes -- a retired space shuttle, the last days of a stadium, new transit access, and the demolition of a piece of big-name architecture. But looking at its history, changes are nothing new.
May 18, 2011 Los Angeles Times
A new public plaza is being built in Washington D.C., and this rundown from <em>The Dirt</em> highlights its people-focused design.
May 7, 2011 THE DIRT
A community in Salt Lake City is pooling their cash to purchase an empty lot owned by the LDS (Mormon) Church for a much-needed park. They hope to give the land to the city to maintain, but the church and state may not be on board with the plan.
Apr 25, 2011 The Salt Lake Tribune
As the city of Los Angeles edges closer to approving the construction of a new sports stadium in downtown, this post from <em>Curbed LA</em> offers 10 suggestions on how the stadium could and should fit into the city.
Apr 9, 2011 Curbed LA
This episode of <em>99% Invisible</em> explores public spaces and their role in political change, and how over hundreds of years, riots have defined New York's Tompkins Square Park -- despite efforts to design unrest out.
Apr 9, 2011 99% Invisible
New outdoor, publicly accessible ping pong tables are taking hold in New York City, adding an extra element of health and activity to some of the city's public parks.
Apr 5, 2011 The New York Times
Following trends seen in Europe and China, a public park in New York City has installed a ping pong table.
Mar 25, 2011 DNAInfo
The City of San Francisco is expanding its program of "parklets" -- small public patio-like spaces built on parking spots.
Mar 25, 2011 The San Francisco Examiner
A lawmaker in New York has introduced a plan to ban cars from Central Park and Prospect Park.
Mar 24, 2011 The New York Post
Are parks landscapes or infrastructures -- or can they be both? This question is broached in this wide-reaching interview on the role of parks in cities with landscape architect Gerdo Aquino.
Mar 18, 2011 Archinect