Parks

3 days ago
The Brutalist design by a famed landscape architect will be preserved, but not without better visibility and improved lighting.
The Architect's Newspaper
4 days ago
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
6 days ago
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
April 5, 2018, 12pm PDT
Designing comfort stations to accommodate more than 60 million annual New York State Parks visitors — representing many different genders, backgrounds, and accessibility needs — is no simple task.
Urban Omnibus
April 4, 2018, 11am PDT
Washington Park is described as the jewel in the crown of Portland's park system. The city recently updated its master plan for the first time since 1981.
Bike Portland
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.
CityLab
February 12, 2018, 1pm PST
Los Angeles County park planner and parent Clement Lau writes about how 'playing' and parenting has given him insight into the urban environment that he applies in his profession.
UrbDeZine
December 25, 2017, 5am PST
A victory for local control: Memphis city leaders found a way to rid their city of two racist monuments, over the objection of the State Legislature.
The Commercial Appeal
November 16, 2017, 2pm PST
"You could be forgiven for reading the art as a message to less-than-opulent New Yorkers: You’ve lost your place," writes Michael Friedman.
CityLab
October 31, 2017, 6am PDT
The 10-Minute Walk to a Park Campaign launched earlier this month.
The Huffington Post
October 20, 2017, 7am PDT
Chicago's Planning Department is putting eight city lots to work as "Stormwater Parks."
Chicago Cityscape
October 2, 2017, 1pm PDT
What should a local elected leader do when he or she disagrees with a high-profile expenditure with support from on high?
Paterson Press
September 20, 2017, 6am PDT
A splashy proposed park to replace Pier 54 in New York City, designed by a starchitect and proposed by a famous billionaire, couldn't weather the storm of controversy in New York City.
New York Times
August 31, 2017, 11am PDT
The number of dog parks in the United States has almost doubled since 2007. Some worry these spaces are not welcoming or could signal gentrification.
The Washington Post
July 31, 2017, 1pm PDT
Changing enforcement and greater activation have changed Commons Park in Denver, which is no longer the site of the drug use that gave the hill its moniker.
Denver Post
July 29, 2017, 5am PDT
Planners are incorporating the growing popularity of soccer into parks and communities, writes L.A. park planner Clement Lau, and not just with soccer fields.
UrbDeZine
July 12, 2017, 9am PDT
The Greenprint Resource Hub aims to integrate open space, parks, and agriculture into city and regional planning efforts.
progrss
June 21, 2017, 11am PDT
In Philadelphia, the William Penn Foundation has committed to help raise the last $10 million of the $225 million budget for a park over the I-95.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
June 16, 2017, 7am PDT
America's freedoms allow Americans the right to complain, vociferously, about things like a planned disc golf course.
The Record
June 13, 2017, 2pm PDT
Los Angeles County's Parks after Dark (PAD) program and the city of Los Angeles' Summer Night Lights (SNL) program are proving to save lives, lower crime, and reduce costs, writes L.A. County parks planner Clement Lau.
UrbDeZine