City parks

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

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

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