Landscape Architecture

Yesterday
"There’s a dramatic difference, Cityfront Center shows, between real estate success and building a great city."
Chicago Tribune
2 days ago
The gift is especially notable for its contributions toward efforts to redevelop Detroit's West Riverfront.
The Detroit Free Press
3 days ago
The city plans to use a different approach to tackle its longstanding flood problems.
NOLA.com
October 8, 2018, 9am PDT
The Brooklyn Heights Promenade will be closed as the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway below it is replaced. A Brownstoner column celebrates the esplanade's 68th birthday on Oct. 7, noting its troubled past and connection to Robert Moses.
Brownstoner
October 5, 2018, 11am PDT
The city of Memphis, Tennessee is in the middle of an understated boom focused on downtown development and adaptive reuse.
Curbed
October 5, 2018, 5am PDT
After delays and a groundbreaking that still has not happened, proposed changes to New York’s big resiliency project have not been well received.
Politico
September 24, 2018, 8am PDT
More than one-half mile of elevated expressway was demolished in the heart of downtown Montréal to make way for a spectacular ground-level urban boulevard and over six acres of continuous public space, bookended by two monumental sculptures.
Canadian Architect magazine
September 21, 2018, 11am PDT
With a plan to build a Trinity Toll Road a thing of the past, there are now two plans for parks along the Trinity River. One would "rewild" the watershed.
D Magazine
September 15, 2018, 9am PDT
A competition in the San Francisco Bay Area highlights projects considering new ways to design for impending environmental changes.
San Francisco Chronicle
September 10, 2018, 7am PDT
Park planner Clement Lau discusses five (plus one in Los Angeles) key data sources for parks and recreation planning.
UrbDeZine
September 10, 2018, 6am PDT
The 311-acre Phil Hardberger Park, opened in San Antonio in 2010, is bifurcated by the Wurzbach Parkway. A new landbridge will connect both sides of the park.
San Antonio Express-News
September 8, 2018, 5am PDT
A financing plan for a park near Hudson Yards would blow away precedent.
Crain's New York Business
September 7, 2018, 7am PDT
The Westside Park at Bellwood Quarry could eventually become the city of Atlanta's largest park.
Curbed Atlanta
Feature
September 6, 2018, 6am PDT
It's not impossible to reshape the suburbs to be more walkable, but it does require careful planning and design.
Jason Beske, David Dixon
September 5, 2018, 5am PDT
Celebrating the year's best from the landscape architecture profession.
American Society Of Landscape Architects
September 4, 2018, 10am PDT
Open space and mixed-use developments could make the Chattahoochee River, where it runs along the border of Atlanta, more accessible. A proposed trail along the river took a tangible step forward recently.
SaportaReport
August 31, 2018, 2pm PDT
RFK Stadium, former home to professional football, soccer, and baseball teams, is done. A massive redevelopment has begun, starting with new sports fields for kids.
WTOP
August 31, 2018, 8am PDT
Are housing and housing finance two separate problems? California Assemblymember David Chiu and others in housing discuss how available finance tools could be employed to expand the capital pool for affordable housing projects.
The Planning Report
August 29, 2018, 12pm PDT
A groundbreaking ceremony for Atwater Beach on Detroit's east waterfront is just one of many ongoing construction projects that will add open space and recreation facilities to formerly industrial areas.
Detroit Free Press
August 24, 2018, 2pm PDT
Transit advocates thought a public-private partnership to modernize transit shelters and enhance the public realm was a done deal.
The Urbanist