April 26, 2021, 11am PDT
In a park-poor neighborhood, vacant lots provide an untapped opportunity for small-scale parks.
Rice Kinder Institute for Urban Research
March 7, 2021, 5am PST
In a city where density is everything, these park projects make creative use of existing public spaces—and, in some cases, create their own.
September 22, 2020, 9am PDT
With the pandemic, people need to see and experience beauty, nature, and parks more than ever. Learn more about some of America's urban oases.
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.
August 5, 2019, 5am PDT
Urban park planning and design needs to deliver a lot of community benefit from a small amount of space. The lessons that emerge
June 15, 2019, 9am PDT
After five years of planning, a San Francisco trail now runs across the city linking neighborhoods and greenspaces.
October 16, 2018, 11am PDT
A federal funding program for city parks means green space for communities but also brings many social and economic benefits.
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.
April 12, 2018, 9am PDT
Some worry that, of the many reasons cities pursue cap parks, creating quality green space is low on the list.
April 11, 2018, 12pm PDT
A new food-based destination is popping up along the Tampa Riverwalk.
March 2, 2018, 8am PST
Jon Christensen urges Los Angeles to ensure that new park amenities serve, rather than displace, the river's low-income communities.
November 8, 2017, 9am PST
New Orleans could create the largest stretch of public riverfront in the U.S., thanks to a public land swap.
The Architect's Newspaper
October 26, 2017, 6am PDT
Decades of activism have led to this victory for pedestrian advocates, Streetsblog NYC reports.
October 11, 2017, 1pm PDT
The city hopes to accelerate development and mitigate flood risk along the industrial Fort Point Channel with a string of new parks.
March 28, 2017, 12pm PDT
Pacific Plaza is the first of four new parks planned for Downtown Dallas.
March 4, 2017, 11am PST
City and county leaders shared their plans for millions in new annual revenue at the 2017 VerdeXchange Conference.
January 17, 2017, 10am PST
Gainesville turns contaminated land into a contemporary public greenspace to serve as the city's “Central Park."
December 30, 2016, 5am PST
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 9, 2016, 8am PST
A Dallas News op-ed argues for a repackaging of the Dallas' ongoing open space and park investments to properly acknowledge the scale of the city's accomplishments.