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The people sitting, playing, and enjoying themselves in parks aren't always representative of the population that live in the communities. Here are three examples of parks that succeed at inclusion.
December 26, 2019, 9am PST
The scope of the Atlanta Beltline's effect on the city has astounded most observers, including the person who came up with the idea first.
December 14, 2019, 11am PST
After decades of "just-good-enough when it comes to design," now may be the time for Toronto to take steps to upgrade its aesthetics.
December 13, 2019, 12pm PST
Earlier this year, the Project for Public Spaces published a "Playbook for Inclusive Placemaking."
Project For Public Spaces
December 3, 2019, 11am PST
The East Bay Regional Park District is planning to daylight Alder Creek in the Oakland Hills. Native fish and other species will benefit.
November 26, 2019, 12pm PST
Brookings has collected a year of data on an experiment it calls "transformative placemaking," with case studies from up and down the East Coast.
November 22, 2019, 1pm PST
Amber Richane, Project Manager for the city of Santa Monica's new City Services Building, on the city's commitment to building the world's most sustainable public building.
November 21, 2019, 6am PST
A closer marriage between planning and landscape architecture would mean strong connections between the processes of policy making and place making.
November 18, 2019, 9am PST
A famous local architect has been tapped to rethink the Rose Bowl's expansive property in Pasadena.
November 13, 2019, 12pm PST
In the northwest part of San Francisco, a new park will link the Presidio to the popular Crissy Field.
October 24, 2019, 2pm PDT
The "8 Principles of Sidewalks" guide has been translated from Portuguese to English and is available to download.
October 24, 2019, 11am PDT
The $225 million Park at Penn's Landing is expected to compete transform the city of Philadelphia's relationship with its waterfront.
October 22, 2019, 12pm PDT
The Giants announced two massive development proposals in recent weeks, and the Warriors are opening a new arena to regular season games later this week.
October 21, 2019, 10am PDT
The first of four new parks opening in Dallas in the next few years opened earlier this month—Pacific Plaza park.
October 21, 2019, 6am PDT
The Parks Without Borders program in New York City is intended to open parks to the rest of the public realm, but some local activists like their parks just how they are.
October 21, 2019, 5am PDT
New research finds that different types of parks correlate with different gentrification effects, adding to the complexity of urban change.
October 8, 2019, 7am PDT
The American Planning Association has announced four neighborhoods, six public spaces, and three streets as 2019 Great Places in America honorees. Nominations for the people's Choice category are still open.
October 1, 2019, 11am PDT
Desperate times. Desperate measures.
The San Francisco Examiner
October 1, 2019, 8am PDT
Streets LA General Manager Adel Hagekhalil lays out his priorities and plans for transforming Los Angeles into a system of world-class streets.
October 1, 2019, 5am PDT
Pedestrian malls, a common urban design goal of the 1960s and 1970s have so fallen out of fashion that failed examples from history are cited as boogeyman like "bridges to nowhere" and "big digs."