Park Design and Development

This past Saturday, elected officials joined with the nonprofit organization From Lot to Spot to celebrate the grand opening of Rudolph Park in the City of Lawndale.

The new schoolyard is the latest in a city-wide public/private partnership between the School District of Philadelphia, the City of Philadelphia, and national non-profit The Trust for Public Land to provide community green spaces in neighborhoods lacking high-quality outdoor places to play. The work advances the Kenney administration’s vision to create a more equitable citywide network of parks and community spaces.

A $100,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts has just been awarded to Bozeman’s newest park, The Trust for Public Land announced today.

In some regards, Sandusky just can’t compete with most metropolises. But the small city just pulled off a major upset, snagging a new and rare research opportunity many other waterfront communities — such as Chicago, Milwaukee, Detroit, Buffalo and others — also wanted.

Dion Waiters, a key reserve on the NBA's Oklahoma City Thunder, returned to his old Southwest Center City elementary school Thursday, less than two weeks after his younger brother was murdered in Point Breeze.

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Dion Waiters today gave $10,000 to help create a new schoolyard at his former elementary school, the E.M. Stanton School in South Philadelphia.

Through 2017 The Trust for Public Land will work with Cleveland and Sandusky communities to plan for investment in park and public spaces that both address climate challenges, human health, and other benefits. In Cleveland, for example, less than 25 percent of residents are within a 10-minute walk to a park. Improving stormwater management through potential park investments, while improving access to parks, is a win-win.

Experts in urban planning at The Trust for Public Land are rounding out a year-long study to determine which Camden neighborhoods need more parks and flood control the most We'll then work with city partners and community members to find a location and create a vision for a new park that meets both of those needs.

We're working to help renovate two parks in North Aurora, Colorado, that serve a growing population of families and children.

Today the City of New York and The Trust for Public Land celebrated the completion of a new green infrastructure playground in Queens with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at PS 161, The Arthur R. Ashe, Jr. Elementary School. The new playground at PS 161 is the latest to emerge from a successful partnership between The Trust for Public Land, the NYC Department of Education and School Construction Authority, in which new playgrounds are designed to serve as part of the city's green infrastructure.

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