El Sereno in East Los Angeles has one of the greatest concentrations of children under five in the county—but not nearly enough parks or playgrounds to serve them. When resourceful community members saw an opportunity to transform a vacant lot into green... Read more
In July 2012, we opened our first Fitness Zone® installation in Miami-Dade County at West Perrine Park with funding provided by MetLife Foundation, Health Foundation of South Florida, and The Miami Foundation.
Obesity and related health problems are... Read more
As part of Philadelphia's Green 2015 initiative, The Trust for Public Land's Parks for People program is involving the kids at William Dick Elementary School in the "greening" and redesign of their school's playground. The participatory design process... Read more
Margaret “Peggy” L. Miles lived her entire life in Sandy Springs on the 26 acres her family purchased in the early 1900s. Her father called the property “Lost Corner” because it was so secluded—but Peggy knew the land so well that she could provide the... Read more
The Trust for Public Land is working with the community on the renovation of this vibrant recreation and community center in the St. Hughs neighborhood of North Philadelphia. In July 2012 we started the community-based participatory design process with an... Read more
Hank Gathers Recreation Center at 25th and Diamond is an important community resource known for its numerous after-school and summer programs, bustling public pool, and competitive basketball games. We are currently working with community members to... Read more
The Trust for Public Land is redeveloping the asphalt-covered William Dick Elementary Schoolyard, creating a new recreation space for the school and community that will help manage stormwater runoff. During the 2012 school year, our team met twice a week... Read more
There may be no other San Francisco neighborhood in as dire need of a well-designed park as the densely populated Tenderloin District.
A majority of families here live below the poverty line in cramped apartments and single-occupancy units. Without... Read more
The Trust for Public Land (TPL), in partnership with the Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation & Open Spaces Department, announces the grand opening of the organization's first Fitness Zone® installation at West Perrine Park. The dedication will take place... Read more