The New York Times / March 13, 2017

In Chicago and Philadelphia, the difference a park makes

Despite the bitter wind, Kim Wasserman showed me around La Villita Park. Occupying 21 acres in the middle of this city’s largest Mexican-American neighborhood, the park used to be a brownfield and illegal dump.

Parksify / February 28, 2017

Realizing the potential of parks for social connection

Parks are important drivers of physical and mental health and critical elements of our cities’ ecosystems, but defining the social impacts of parks has always been a little bit fuzzier.