For years, children at William Dick Elementary played on an asphalt yard with very little playground equipment. The hard surface prevented rainwater from being absorbed so the yard was often covered in puddles—one was so large that students called it "the... 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
Throughout its history, Miami has been a magnet to visitors and newcomers from around the world. But rapid growth has come at a cost: development has created a dense, crowded city with little green space—just 2.8 acres per 1,000 residents, less than a... Read more
For decades, this 13-acre wooded urban oasis in Portland's Back Cove neighborhood has been used by Portland residents with the landowner's consent. Known as Canco Woods, this neighborhood park is popular with joggers, dog-walkers, mountain bikers, cross-... Read more
After a stroke robbed him of his sight and independence, Vietnam veteran Michael Perryman's health began to deteriorate. He was losing weight and strength quickly, and was always tired. That is, until his sister learned about the new Fitness Zone®... Read more
Map of completed projects in New Jersey, updated 2012.