Parks

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
September 26, 2018, 12pm PDT
The 66.5 acres of the huge Gathering Place is only the first phase of a planned 100 acres.
City Lab
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 7, 2018, 7am PDT
The Westside Park at Bellwood Quarry could eventually become the city of Atlanta's largest park.
Curbed Atlanta
September 1, 2018, 11am PDT
In California, agencies are working to redefine enforcement and safety procedures as the number of homeless individuals who seek refuge in vulnerable open or wild landscapes continue to increase.
The Planning Report
August 11, 2018, 9am PDT
A new park in Tulsa, Oklahoma designed by Michael Van Valkenburgh could transform the city
The New York Times
June 28, 2018, 5am PDT
A new report by the Center for an Urban Future signals the need for attention to the Big Apple's parks before they are beyond repair.
Center For An Urban Future
June 15, 2018, 8am PDT
Private developers are building parks around New York to satisfy zoning laws.
The New York Times
June 7, 2018, 10am PDT
A new park on the East River in Williamsburg adds "one hell of an amenity" to Brooklyn.
Gothamist
May 25, 2018, 10am PDT
Transportation tax funding has suddenly been diverted to a park project in Atlanta, and a few voices want to know why. The project still gained approval, however.
SaportaReport
May 24, 2018, 6am PDT
The 2018 ParkScore is now available.
Trust for Public Land
May 23, 2018, 10am PDT
Only one of the five propositions on California's June primary ballot is a general obligation bond measure. Prop. 68 authorizes $4 billion for projects benefiting parks and water quality. Opponents prefer a pay-as-you-go approach using general funds.
The Mercury News
May 7, 2018, 6am PDT
In Australia, a new study will determine the best ways to make high-density developments healthy places to live.
Diabetes.co.uk
May 4, 2018, 6am PDT
Pittsburgh is betting on its own version of New York City's famed elevated park, based on a 500-foot-long raised roadway connecting two warehouses.
The Architect's Newspaper
April 26, 2018, 12pm PDT
Architecture Critic Inga Saffron gives a less-than-stellar review of the newly revealed revamp of Philadelphia's Love Park.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
April 23, 2018, 12pm PDT
Battles for inclusion and exclusion in the life of the city more often end in stand-offs than in skirmishes.
Urban Omnibus
April 19, 2018, 8am PDT
The Brutalist design by a famed landscape architect will be preserved, but not without better visibility and improved lighting.
The Architect's Newspaper
April 18, 2018, 8am PDT
Pacific Plaza will the fourth park built in the center of the city in the last decade, and there are still plans for three more.
Dallas Morning News
April 16, 2018, 12pm PDT
Plans to double the length of publicly accessible riverfront will be included in Mayor Rahm Emanuel's State of the City address tonight.
Chicago Sun Times