The Trust for Public Land is using a $10 million grant from the Helen Diller Family Foundation to completely re-design two existing playgrounds at Civic Center Plaza that are heavily used by children in surrounding neighborhoods where parks and open space are limited.
John F. Kennedy Park in Richmond, California, was once the core of community's social life. Neighbors who grew up near the park and still live in the area. But the park has aged, and hard times in the surrounding neighborhood have left its facilities little-used and in poor repair.
Residents of San Francisco's Western Addition neighborhood are rallying to reclaim and rejuvenate Buchanan Mall with creative elements that honor the rich history of the neighborhood and provide inspiration for a brighter future for Buchanan Mall.
Rocky Graham Park is the only outdoor recreational space in Marin City, the most diverse city in the county. The Trust for Public Land worked with the community to re-design the park, which re-opened in July 2015 with modern amenities.
For years, locals have asked for the Red Car property in Silver Lake-Elysian Valley to be converted into a real park, an invaluable resource in a crowded area of the city where green space is scarce.
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.
The Trust for Public Land is working with City of El Cerrito to purchase the Madera Hillside property and unite the Hillside Natural Area forever.
We are looking forward to working with the city of Ventura and local residents in a series of workshops to design a park with the features the Westside neighborhood wants most.
We're working to build a new park on Madison Avenue in East Hollywood. If funding is secured, part of this half-acre lot will be transformed into recreation play spaces and the remainder will become a community garden.
In 2011, the City of Lawndale purchased a 1.5 acre vacant lot to develop Larch Avenue Park as an additional recreation space for its many residents.