Two organizations are approaching the challenge of a Trinity River park with different—though not necessarily conflicting—ideas for moving forward.
The competition is part of Rio Reimagined, a project that aims to redevelop 58 miles of banks and riverbed of the Rio Salado.
Developer TF Cornerstone announced its strategy to preserve and restore a natural waterfront habitat at the Long Island City Innovation Center.
London–based Spatial Affairs Bureau has unveiled a series of concept designs for a new downtown linear park that would reconnect several communities and establish points of access to the historic falls of the James River in Richmond, Virginia.
A project on the River Foyle in Ireland is using design to explore how interactive installations along the riverfront can improve wellbeing and mental health outcomes in the city.
The Oakland Community Land Trust works to protect some of the city’s lowest-income tenants from displacement by purchasing vacant properties that might otherwise be developed into high-end apartment buildings.
The Westside Park at Bellwood Quarry will be Atlanta’s largest green space—spanning 280 acres—as well as home to a two billion-gallon reservoir of emergency water for the city.
Facing an increasing number of days with extreme heat, Paris is moving forward with a plan to transform concrete schoolyards across the city into green spaces. These playground oases could benefit students and city alike, but will making them public prove too controversial?
In their 2018 report, the Trust for Public Land highlights pressing issues and emerging trends for urban parks around the country. Topics include public spending on parks and recreation, the growing role of nonprofit partners and volunteer groups, and the importance of community engagement.