Urban Parks

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 Mark Hough
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
More cities around the country are embracing skateparks as a vital part of park design, leading to a new wave of urban design standards tailored for skateboarders.
Oct 3, 2014   Next City
Two new studies use EEG and fMRI to pinpoint which elements of urban parks and gardens induce brain activity associated with meditative states.
Sep 26, 2014   Next City
With an ailing economy and soaring unemployment, the city of Athens, Greece is planning on selling 6.2 million square meters to Lamda Development SA.
Sep 25, 2014   This City Life
West Hollywood, California Mayor John D'Amico is leading calls to add more dog-friendly amenities to designs for Phase 2 of the city's civic park.
Sep 14, 2014   Los Angeles Times
The latest installment of the GOOD Cities Project has produced an infographic that provides a look at the "ever-vital urban park" by comparing the park efforts of cities around the country.
Aug 27, 2014   GOOD Magazine
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Accolades just keep coming for the ongoing renaissance taking place in New York City’s park system. Blog Post
Jul 1, 2014   By Mark Hough
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There was a time, not too long ago, when the quality of urban landscapes was determined by what they looked like and what it was like to be in them. Blog Post
May 31, 2014   By Mark Hough
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On a recent work trip to New York City, I took some extra time out to see some of the recent landscapes that have been built since I was up there last. Blog Post
Feb 10, 2014   By Mark Hough