Mayor Rahm Emanuel broke ground Tuesday on the Bloomingdale Trail, a decade-old plan to transform a 2.7-mile stretch of abandoned railroad right-of-way into a linear park akin to New York’s acclaimed High Line project.
The borough of Queens has decided to up its game and is conducting a study into the possible redevelopment of an abandoned rail line into a park, similar to Manhattan’s popular High Line.
New York City and The Trust for Public Land today announced 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
Each month, City Parks Alliance recognizes a “Frontline Park” to promote and highlight inspiring examples of urban park excellence, innovation, and stewardship across the country. The program also lso seeks to highlight examples of the challenges facing... Read more
Newark's central and west wards have few parks or green spaces. To help change that, The Trust for Public Land joined with Congregation Ahavas Sholom, Newark's oldest operating synagogue, to transform Sussex Avenue Renew School's asphalt schoolyard into a... Read more
El Cerrito’s Hillside Natural Area is a rare open space gem amid our crowded East Bay communities. With 90 acres of oak forest and grasslands cut by hillside creeks, the natural area is much loved by hikers, mountain bikers, dog walkers, nature lovers, and... Read more
Conestoga Community Playground in West Philadelphia is one block away from Lancaster Avenue, the commercial corridor between Center City and its affluent suburbs. The park spans two city blocks and is heavily used for basketball games and as a neighborhood... Read more