Charleston wants to emulate Manhattan’s selfie-ready linear park but avoid the displacement it wrought. Is that possible?
Out on the North Shore of Staten Island, an abandoned train line is slowly rotting away.
When the High Line Canal Conservancy set out to create an updated plan for the 71-mile National Landmark Trail, the nonprofit was tasked with managing a unique and broad set of dilemmas.
The city of Dayton would like to transform an unused, elevated rail line that begins downtown and runs southeast into a bike trail and public park.
For years, urban planners have been redefining popular notions of city parks by converting unused, elevated rail lines into oases that offer a respite from the bustle of the city.
President John Quincy Adams broke ground on the 185-mile Chesapeake and Ohio Canal in 1828, spading the first shovel of dirt just across the District line.
A group of teens is studying air quality along the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway in an effort to get a new park built on top of the road, according to community organizers.