City parks

The residents of South Los Angeles were initially a bit skeptical about the idea of green alleys. “When we first started talking to community members, they were like, ‘No way,’” says Tori Kjer, a program director of the Trust for Public Land...But that’s... Read more

Hanging out on abandoned railroad tracks, usually an un-civic and unhelpful activity, can be transformed into a good thing with just two words: “linear park.”

Heritage Park was open to the public in May after years of remediation and on Monday it was officially unveiled as a new recreation area.

It was all smiles, thanks and applause at Monday afternoon's ribbon-cutting ceremony for long-awaited, 3-acre Heritage Park, the new passive recreation area hugging the Kill van Kull waterfront in West Brighton, offering dead-on views of the Bayonne Bridge... Read more

A ribbon-cutting celebration was held today for a new passive recreational park located along the waterfront of Staten Island's north shore on the Kill Van Kull Watershed—created through a partnership of The Trust for Public Land, The Port Authority of New... Read more

From San Francisco's first public park, Portsmouth Square, to the unparalleled experience of Golden Gate Park, the city's vast legacy of diverse parks has great economic value: an impressive $959 million a year.

After a year of meetings with residents of Queens, The Trust for Public Land and the Friends of the QueensWay, a grassroots community organization with over 3,000 supporters from Central and Southern Queens, today... Read more

After meeting the pups of Potso, we can't get enough of the dog-park scene. We went off-leash at Alamo Square in San Francisco to ask locals what makes their park special—and found the human and canine community out... Read more

New York City and The Trust for Public Land today continued a unique partnership to build up to 40 new school playgrounds that will include green infrastructure to capture stormwater when it rains, thereby easing pressure on the City's sewer system and... Read more

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.

The Trust for Public... Read more

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