Though Portland, Oregon, is renowned for its parks and open space, there’s still work to done before the city can meet its goal of putting a park within a half-mile walk of every resident by the year 2020. The Trust for Public Land is working with Portland... Read more
Built in 1868, Mestizo-Curtis Park is the oldest in Denver. Its nine acres of tree-lined paths hold great potential, but the park lacks the amenities it needs to serve as a quality gathering and play space for this dense and diverse neighborhood.
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Staten Island's former Blissenbach Marina, a contaminated boat yard, sat vacant along Staten Island's north shore waterfront for years, covered in gravel and weeds. The Trust for Public Land, working with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey,... Read more
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
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