A new report from UCLA and the University of Utah surveys High Line Network members on strategies for “greening without gentrification”
U.K. artist Luke Jerram’s The Museum of the Moon will arrive at the Bentway, the 1.75-kilometre public space and outdoor gallery located underneath the Gardiner Expressway. The Museum of the Moon is a giant balloon, seven metres in diameter, built to 1:500,000 scale using NASA imagery, illuminated from the inside to provide an up-close view of the Moon’s rocky craters, dead volcanic cones and lava flows.
Learn the 7 step process 11th Street Bridge Park took to create the their Equitable Development Plan & tips to create an inclusive-community driven plan of your own.
Last week, the Spur, the final section of the High Line, opened to the public celebrating the 10th anniversary of the park’s opening.
In the process of placemaking, questions like who the community is and how to ensure that community voices not only get heard once, but continue to be felt in a public space as it evolves, are common. Read more about Project for Public Spaces recommendations on how to ensure inclusion in public space projects.
Dan Horrigan, current Mayor of Akron, explains how his city is investing in social infrastructure to improve quality of life.
The Englewood Line Trail is bringing new life to a two mile section of the railway line. The project seeks to revitalize this open space with a clear objective to keep community residents involved in planning and in the neighborhood.
The Houston Parks Board says recently-installed mile markers as part of an initiative to increase safety for those using the trail.
A study by two researchers finds that the more attractive a city is, the more likely it is to draw college educated, high-income earning adults and increase cases of community displacement.