City parks

Today The City of New York and The Trust for Public Land celebrated the completion of their sixth green infrastructure playground—the first to open in Queens—with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at J.H.S. 157 Halsey Jr. High School.

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The three-and-a-half-mile stretch of rusty train track in central Queens is being reconceived as the “QueensWay,” a would-be linear park for walkers and bicyclists in an area desperate for more parkland and, with the potential for art installations,... Read more

Architectural renderings allow us to peer into the future of our beloved city without a crystal ball. New York City has some big changes coming, and here are 17 future attractions that will transform the Big Apple as we know it.

There are plenty of large-scale projects in the pipeline that on paper may seem far-fetched, but which could ultimately transform and improve the Big Apple.

Students at Junior High School 162, The Willoughby (J.H.S. 162), in Bushwick, aren’t just participants in the creation of their own green spaces, but in doing so, they’re the first few groups of students to lead the charge for environmental protection in... Read more

Concrete that was pulled from the banks along a stretch of the East Gallatin River sits in a pile at what will be the Story Mill Community Park.

 

[Update: 9/30] 

Thanks to everyone who voted for our Avalon Green Alley Demonstration Project in the ... Read more

The Tenderloin, known more for hustlers than hopscotch, is set to become home to two of San Francisco's most inviting playground

A pump track is a specially designed skills area for mountain bikers, featuring smooth, banked turns-it can feel like being on a roller coaster! They're fun for riders of all ages and ability levels, and a great way to brush up on skills for riding trails... Read more

LA city officials charged with finding solutions to the drought are turning their attention to neighborhood alleys, which they hope to transform into "green spaces" meant to capture and conserve much-needed water.

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