Center for City Park Excellence
This document provides explanation of the population density classes used in the City Park Facts Reports and the different classifications of these classes.
Our new study of the park system of Seattle shows that the city's parks generate considerable economic value—both to the local government and to Seattle residents.
According to the detailed analysis by the Center for City Park Excellence, Seattle's... Read more
Covering the reservoirs can provide much needed park space in densely populated cities. This article originally appeared in Urban Land, 2009.
This new research study by The Trust for Public Land's Center for City Park Excellence explores the economic value of the parks and park programs of the city of Wilmington, Delaware.
Enumerating the economic value of the city's park system for seven... Read more
Since 2003, The Trust for Public Land's Center for City Park Excellence has carried out ground-breaking research into the economic value that cities and urban residents receive from their park and recreation systems. The ramifications of this work have... Read more
This publication from the Center for City Park Excellence, summarizes research into some of the innovative activities taking place at the intersection of urban parks and affordable housing.
This report measures the economic value of Boston's park and recreation system.
The Trust for Public Land conducted a study of parkland in the five major cities of the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. Hampton Roads has almost twice as much city shoreline as New York City and more than nine times as much city shoreline as either Boston... Read more
San Diego's Balboa Park, one of the largest and most cherished urban parks in the country, is at a crossroad, facing challenges of automobile traffic, homelessness, horticultural decline and maintenance cutbacks. Drawing upon user surveys, budgetary... Read more