Recent studies show that urban parks are healthy in surprising ways in addition to physical and emotional health, writes Jeff Caldwell of Litchfield Landscape Elements.
Aug 19, 2015 UrbDeZine
A new study offers evidence that walking in a natural setting is more beneficial to mental health than walking in an urban setting.
Jul 24, 2015 New York Times
For a long time, surface parking lots blanketed Maryland's Montgomery County. Developers and county officials now prioritize mixed-use infill with parking concealed underground.
Jul 7, 2015 WAMU
The Atlantic's Eric Jaffe centers on James Corner's latest work in Cleveland's Public Square, and goes to describe his other well-known projects, including the High Line, and transformations of public parks and urban spaces throughout the country.
Jun 29, 2015 The Atlantic Magazine
The proposed Boulder Food Park repurposes a decrepit site into usable space for food truck patrons. Since the site is adjacent to a brick-and-mortar restaurant, a zoning exemption may be required.
May 29, 2015 The Denver Post
A series of public outreach events are being held in Pershing Square to determine how to make the park more engaging. Live music and fewer physical barriers to entry are among the ideas suggested.
May 17, 2015 LA Downtown News
I recently flipped through my copy of Anne Whiston Spirn’s classic 1984 book,The Granite Garden, and was reminded just how much it has helped to shape contemporary discussions about urban landscapes. Blog Post
May 1, 2015 By
You don’t have to look very far these days to see that we are in the midst of an urban park renaissance. Blog Post
Jan 20, 2015 By
The ULI has granted its annual award for the best new open space to Klyde Warren Park, a freeway cap park in Dallas.
Oct 28, 2014 Urban Land Institute
As the redesign for LOVE Park begins, Ashley Hahn reminds us of the park's role in supporting and maintaining civic life in the city of brotherly love.
Oct 24, 2014 PlanPhilly