Land&People, Fall 1999

Bringing Peace to the Garden of Tranquility
by Richard Stapleton

Defenders rally to keep New York’s community gardens off the auction block.

The Rise and Fall of Richfield Colesium
by Lee Chilcote
Northeastern Ohio turns the tables on sprawl, demolishing a sports stadium to expand a national park.

In Farms We Trust
by Jordan Fisher-Smith

How the Straus family nurtured a movement to keep farmlands in the hands of farmers.

Florida Forever
by Herb Hiller

Long in thrall to development, Florida is protecting open space to provide parks for people.

Sculpting a New Park for Seattle’s Waterfront
by Marla Williams

Priceless downtown acres on the shore of Elliott Bay will soon showcase art and open space.

Feeding Hearts and Minds
A conversation with Alice Waters
by Susan Ives

The famed restauranteur nourishes a philosophy about food, learning, and the land.

On Finding Home
by Peter Forbes

Our connections with land make us at home in the world, writes TPL’s Fellow.