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Brooklyn Open Space

Splashy New Project Revealed for the Williamsburg, Brooklyn Waterfront

A skyline-changing pair of towers are proposed for for the Williamsburg waterfront in Brooklyn.

December 23, 2019 - The Architect's Newspaper

Brooklyn Open Space

Field Operations-Designed Domino Park In Brooklyn Reviewed

The long-anticipated Domino Park, located in front of the former Domino Sugar refinery on the East River in Brooklyn, was designed by James Corner Field Operations (JFCO).

November 13, 2018 - The Architect's Newspaper

The Underline

Miami's Underline Breaks Ground This Week

The Underline will run for ten miles under Metrorail's elevated tracks in Miami.

October 30, 2018 - Miami Herald

Domino Sugar Refinery

A New Riverfront Park in New York City

A new park on the East River in Williamsburg adds "one hell of an amenity" to Brooklyn.

June 7, 2018 - Gothamist

The Dorothea Dix Campus

Anatomy of a Shortlist: Chasing the Design for Dix Park

Raleigh, NC has hopes for turning 300 acres of land near its downtown into a beautiful park. Elite landscape architecture firms are eager to help, and selecting the right one for the job won't be easy.

December 30, 2016 - Mark Hough

Cleveland's Renovated Public Square Opening June 30

The $50 million renovation of Cleveland's Public Square, designed by James Corner Field Operations, will open in time for the Republican National Convention.

June 26, 2016 - The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Presidio Park

San Francisco's New Park, Built Over a Viaduct

Designed by the same landscape architect behind New York City's High Line, a new park will cap San Francisco's Doyle Drive, connecting the Presidio to the shoreline.

May 2, 2016 - The Atlantic

Revealed: James Corner Field Operations Designs of the 'Underline' in Miami

After transforming opinions about public space with the High Line in New York, James Corner Field Operations will shift focus below the tracks—the Underline park under the MetroRail line in Miami.

September 18, 2015 - ASLA The Dirt

High Line

The Urban Landscape Rock Star

Continuing to heap praise onto James Corner and his firm, Field Operations, may seem like an exercise in redundancy at this point. But there is little doubt that all of the attention is good for landscape architects—and for cities.

July 6, 2015 - Mark Hough

An In-Depth Look at One of America's Preeminent Landscape Architects

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.

June 29, 2015 - The Atlantic Magazine

A Dissenting Take on the Nicollet Mall Planning Process

While many are excited about the prospect of James Corner Field Operations redesigning the Nicollet Mall in Minneapolis, one commenter sees some of the worst dynamics of top-down planning at work.

January 8, 2015 - Streets MN

New Designs Revealed for $50 Million Renovation of Minneapolis' Nicollet Mall

The public recently got a first look at a new design proposal from James Corner Field Operations for the $50 million improvement of Nicollet Mall in Minneapolis.

December 17, 2014 - MinnPost

High Line Designer Tapped for 'Presidio Point' Project in San Francisco

The landscape architecture firm behind the High Line in New York City has been awarded another high-profile contract—this time for "Presidio Point," overlooking Crissy Field in San Francisco.

December 11, 2014 - San Francisco Chronicle

Critic's Review: Third Phase of the High Line

New York Times Architecture Critic Michael Kimmelman reviews the third phase of the High Line, which opened September 21, 2014.

September 22, 2014 - New York Times

Making the Case for the Redevelopment of Nicollet Mall

Some call it “Minnesota’s Main Street,” but Nicollet Mall in Minneapolis has been the subject of much debate as the city mulls a redevelopment plan for the mall designed by James Corner Field Operations.

April 9, 2014 - MinnPost

Checking in on Seattle's Ambitious Waterfront Park Plans

A recent article by Bill Lucia explains the reasons to be cautiously optimistic about a proposed park that will replace a demolished Alaskan Viaduct on Seattle’s waterfront.

March 10, 2014 - Crosscut.com

Debate Over Minneapolis Skyways Continues

Minneapolis is working to turn the deteriorating Nicollet Mall into a vibrant public space—even hiring James Corner Field Operations (of High-Line fame) as designer. Will the revitalization of the area require the removal of the mall’s four skyways?

February 6, 2014 - Minneapolis Post

Could Minneapolis' Skyways Actually Enliven the City's Streetscape?

Although they've been derided by urbanists near and far, Minneapolitans overwhelmingly support the city's Skyways. James Corner Field Operations embraces the skyway system as a key element in its proposal for the city's Nicollet Mall Redesign.

October 7, 2013 - Streets MN

New Santa Monica Park a Victory for 'Farsighted Urban Planning'

While Tongva Park's design may not be as bold as what James Corner has demonstrated on other projects or initially envisioned here, we should celebrate its planning, execution, and political sophistication, says Christopher Hawthorne.

August 31, 2013 - Los Angeles Times

Waterfront walkway along Navy Pier in Chicago

Will Good Design Ruin Navy Pier?

Architecture critic Blair Kamin has an interesting take on the planned $115 revamp of Chicago's top tourist attraction. He wonders if James Corner's "high design" can meld with Navy Pier's "seductive riot of carnival midway tackiness."

August 13, 2013 - Chicago Tribune

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