Park Design and Development

Whether racing toy cars or dressing up dolls, kids have a keen eye for the world in miniature. In New York City, The Trust for Public Land is making use of that flair for the small-scale to show students how their own school playgrounds can help improve... Read more

For the 80 percent of Americans who live in cities and metropolitan areas, urban parks and green spaces offer the closest outdoor recreation opportunity and touch of nature. Green2015—an independent study... Read more

New Orleans' eclectic Bywater neighborhood is sandwiched between Faubourg Marigny and the Industrial Canal. This densely populated historic Ninth Ward neighborhood has Creole cottages, shotgun houses, and bungalows, as well as commercial and industrial... Read more

Data on the park-related expenditure per resident, by city from the City Park Facts 2010 Report.

We're working to build a new park on Madison Avenue in East Hollywood. Funding secured through the California State Parks, Department of Parks and Recreation, Statewide Park Development and Community Revitalization Program will transform part of this half-... Read more

For years, the City of Lawndale had only one park for its many residents. In April 2012, TPL secured funding through the California State Parks, Department of Parks and Recreation, Statewide Park Development and Community Revitalization Program to build a... Read more

The Trust for Public Land is working to secure funding for Colden Avenue Pocket Park, which would provide much-needed open space for this densely populated neighborhood of South Los Angeles. With its sunshades, benches, and mosaic-tiled seat walls, the... Read more

For years, the residents of this South Los Angeles neighborhood have wanted to create a park that would reflect their community's diverse interests and backgrounds. Funding provided by California State Parks, Department of Parks and Recreation, Statewide... Read more

Stats from City Park Facts 2010. These are the largest parks located within the limits of a U.S. city. Most are owned by the municipality, but some are owned by a state, a county, a regional agency or the federal government. If a park extends beyond the... Read more

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