City parks

If you build it, they will come. Only in the case of a beleaguered Richmond Park, they came and built it themselves — all in one day.

A new park is currently under construction on the north side of Bozeman. Cleanup efforts at the new Story Mill Community Park are wrapping up and now developers are trying to come up with a finalized design for the park. They are looking to the community... Read more

Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced the expansion of the city’s innovative Green2015 partnership along with several colleagues this week, celebrating the pending completion of William Cramp Elementary School’s new green schoolyard in... Read more

The Trust for Public Land, Newark Public Schools, and the Lafayette Street School community announced their partnership and plans to transform the Lafayette Street School playground with the launch of an ambitious community campaign.

If you ask urban planners, great public spaces have a lot in common ...

Today, Mayor Michael A. Nutter, Deputy Mayor/Department of Parks and Recreation Commissioner Michael DiBerardinis, School District of Philadelphia Superintendent Dr. William R.

San Francisco's Civic Center borders the Tenderloin, Hayes Valley, and South of Market, all neighborhoods where parks and open space are limited.

Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced a $10 million donation from the Helen Diller Family Foundation through The Trust for Public Land (TPL) for a major renovation of the Civic Center Plaza Playgrounds that is set to begin construction in summer 2016.

John F. Kennedy Park in Richmond, California, was once the core of community's social life. Neighbors who grew up near the park and still live in the area. But the park has aged, and hard times in the surrounding neighborhood have left its facilities... Read more

Obesity and related health problems are a leading preventable cause of death in America. But for many people, gym membership fees are a barrier to getting in shape.

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