Park Design and Development

Assisted by a crew calling itself the "mosaic mafia," and working out of a movie prop yard in Burbank, Los Angeles artist Jolino Beserra is breathing life into a 30-foot cement dragon.... Read more

In Brooklyn, kids are celebrating the opening of three more brand-new, custom-built playgrounds—the latest of more than 150 created for New York City public schools with help from The Trust... Read more

For decades, this vibrant San Francisco park was celebrated for its spectacular views of the bay, its eye-catching, 70-foot-high steel sundial, and the city's first skatepark. It has since fallen into decline, but we are working with the city's... Read more

New Freedom Park located in Denver, CO, has been named a “Frontline Park” by the national urban park advocacy organization City Parks Alliance.

Each month,... Read more

A once-vacant field of trash, dirt and other reminders of urban decay has now transformed the most-diverse square block of Denver into one of its most vibrant as well. The aptly-named New Freedom Park at 13th and Xenia provides the surrounding refugee... Read more

Story Mill Community Park Overview and Map

The people of Ventura's Westside neighborhood needed a park. But with little open space and a very limited budget, they waited years for the right opportunity. Finally, in 2012, a former auto-body shop—two acres with park potential—came onto the market.... Read more

Nogales takes its name from the Spanish word for the walnut trees which once grew abundantly in the mountains around the city—but today, many residents have little access to nature. The city asked The Trust for Public Land to help build a 20-acre park in a... Read more

In July 2012, we opened our first Fitness Zone® installation in Miami-Dade County at West Perrine Park with funding provided by MetLife Foundation, Health Foundation of South Florida, and The Miami Foundation.

Obesity and related health problems are... Read more

In 2012 we started the participatory design process with students in grades 6-8 at William Dick Elementary School. This journal documents the ten-week process resulting in the final design schematic. The exciting new play space based on students’ input and... Read more

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