Cities

Press release

Today, Mayor Michael A. Nutter, Deputy Mayor/Department of Parks and Recreation Commissioner Michael DiBerardinis, School District of Philadelphia Superintendent Dr. William R. Hite, Jr., Philadelphia Water Department Deputy Commissioner Christopher Crockett, and The Trust for Public Land's Jeff Danter, Senior Vice President and Atlantic Seaboard Division Director, announced the expansion of the City's innovative Green2015 partnership and celebrated the latest accomplishment in the initiative, the pending completion of a new green schoolyard at the William Cramp Elementary School.

Design schematic for one of the re-designed Helen Diller Playgrounds.

With a generous donation from the Helen Diller Family Foundation, The Trust for Public Land is completely redesigning two existing playgrounds at Civic Center Plaza that are heavily used by children in surrounding neighborhoods where parks and open space are limited.

Press release

Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced a $10 million donation from the Helen Diller Family Foundation through The Trust for Public Land (TPL) for a major renovation of the Civic Center Plaza Playgrounds that is set to begin construction in summer 2016.

John F. Kennedy Park, Richmond, California

The community is working with the City of Richmond and The Trust for Public Land to revitalize John F. Kennedy Park as a safe and vibrant gathering place.

Fitness Zone exercise area, Cleveland, OH

In Cleveland, The Trust for Public Land worked with Saint Luke’s Foundation and the Healthy Eating & Active Living (HEAL) initiative to bring three Fitness Zone® areas to the east side communities of Buckeye, Larchmere, and Woodland Hills.

Frogtown Park and Farm
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Earlier this week, St. Paul celebrated the opening of its newest green space: a one-of-a kind park and urban demonstration farm. But before the dancing and drummers, the custom art and the composting workshops—there was Frogtown.

The curious name dates back to the days when this part of...

Artist rendering of revitalized Buchanan Mall open space

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.

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Saint Paul's newest park, Frogtown Park and Farm, opened to the public today with a day-long celebration, giving the city a new park destination, which includes one of the largest urban farms in the country.

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You may remember Newark Riverfront Park—one of The Trust for Public Land's proudest "land for people" success stories of 2013. Today, we're thrilled to celebrate some big news for the park: it's the recipient of the Environmental...

Press release

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today awarded The Trust for Public Land, the City of Newark, and Essex County the agency's "Smart Growth Achievement" award for the development of Newark's Riverfront Park on a former industrial site on the city's Passaic River waterfront.

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