The contractors are cranking on getting ready for the pour of the next floor of the Waller boathouse – we snapped a few quick pictures yesterday when we were picking up tools for today’s volunteer workday with C3 Presents on Barton Creek Greenbelt.
Not all angels have wings. Some are clearly grounded and quietly working in Los Angeles city parks thanks to the partnership between the Recreation and Parks Department (RAP) and the Los Angeles Parks Foundation. Just over $106 million has been secured to put 50 new parks in the city in the neighborhoods most in need, […]
Each month, City Parks Alliance recognizes a “Frontline Park” to promote and highlight inspiring examples of urban park excellence, innovation, and stewardship across the country. The program also seeks to highlight examples of the challenges facing our cities’ parks as a result of shrinking municipal budgets, land use pressures, and urban neighborhood decay […]
Last week I had the pleasure of being in Boston for an afternoon discussion among park advocates talking about public-private partnerships (P3s). The meeting took place during a two day visit of the City Parks Alliance board, of which I am a member, and on a couple of spring days with the parks so full […]