City parks

The Trust for Public Land is using a $10 million grant from the Helen Diller Family Foundation to completely re-design two existing playgrounds at Civic Center Plaza that are heavily used by children in surrounding 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.

The community is working with the City of Richmond and The Trust for Public Land to revitalize John F. Kennedy Park as a safe and vibrant gathering place.

In Cleveland, The Trust for Public Land worked with Saint Luke’s Foundation and the Healthy Eating & Active Living (HEAL) initiative to bring three Fitness Zone® areas to the east side communities of Buckeye, Larchmere, and Woodland Hills.

Earlier this week, St. Paul celebrated the opening of its newest green space: a one-of-a kind park and urban demonstration farm. But before the dancing and drummers, the custom art and the composting workshops—there was Frogtown.

Residents of San Francisco's Western Addition neighborhood are rallying to reclaim and rejuvenate  Buchanan Mall with creative elements that honor the rich history of the neighborhood and provide inspiration for a brighter future for Buchanan Mall.

Saint Paul's newest park, Frogtown Park and Farm, opened to the public today with a day-long celebration, giving the city a new park destination, which includes one of the largest urban farms in the country.

You may remember Newark Riverfront Park—one of The Trust for Public Land's proudest "land for people" success stories of 2013.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today awarded The Trust for Public Land, the City of Newark, and Essex County the agency's "Smart Growth Achievement" award for the development of Newark's Riverfront Park on a former industrial site on the city's Passaic River waterfront.

Wells Fargo and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation have awarded a $75,000 grant to Story Mill Community Park—the second donation to the project through their Environmental Solutions for Communities Initiative - The Trust for Public Land announced today.

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