Engaging tourists and commuters with your city's parks and programs can expand your agency's reach and venue. This article originally appeared in the May 2014 issue of Parks and Recreation (posted with permission).
Mayor Michael A. Nutter, Superintendent Dr. William Hite and The Trust for Public Land made two announcements today regarding the City's efforts to green schoolyards and recreation centers. Construction is nearly complete on a new schoolyard at... Read more
Starting tomorrow, children who attend or live near William Dick Elementary School, in North Philadelphia, will have a new playground, with more green space added to what used to be mostly asphalt.
A leafy, peaceful site at the foot of an historic trestle-style river crossing, the Rogers Bridge property was as attractive to developers as it was to nature-lovers seeking a quiet spot on the Chattahoochee River. Farmed for nearly 300 years by the Rogers... Read more
For generations, a five-acre wooded site along Tanyard Creek in Northwest Atlanta served as a natural neighborhood play space. In 2005, The Trust for Public Land protected the land as a new park named for Louise Howard, the longtime owner of the property.... Read more
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today officially opened a new three acre waterfront park located along the Kill Van Kull on the North Shore of Staten Island. Heritage Park, located at the former Blissenbach Marina site offers dramatic views of the iconic Bayonne... Read more
In a cafeteria full of students, Mayor Bill Finch and community leaders held a press conference on Thursday regarding park renovations at Jettie S. Tisdale School Playground and Johnson Oak Park. Trust for Public Land... Read more
Neighbors treat the Corralitas Red Car property like a park — and now it's one step closer to becoming one.The landowner signed paperwork earlier this month indicating her willingness to sell the roughly 10-acre plot to the Trust for Public Land.... Read more