The ULI Urban Open Space Award Goes to Klyde Warren Park in Dallas

The ULI has granted its annual award for the best new open space to Klyde Warren Park, a freeway cap park in Dallas.

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By James Brasuell @CasualBrasuell


"Klyde Warren Park, a 5.2-acre deck park built over the recessed Woodall Rodgers Freeway in Dallas, Texas, has received national recognition as the winner of the 2014 Urban Land Institute (ULI) Urban Open Space Award," according to a ULI press release written by Robert Krueger.

According to the release, "other finalists included the Columbus Commons and Scioto Mile in Columbus, Ohio; Guthrie Green in Tulsa, Okla.; Railyard Park + Plaza in Santa Fe, N.M.; and Washington Park in Cincinnati, Ohio."

If you're interested in some outside perspective about what makes these spaces special, Alissa Walker picked up on the news of the award finalists and penned a post pitching the finalists as the "coolest" new parks and public spaces in the country.

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