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  • Mar 26, 2019

    Federal Investment In Parks Yields Big Results for Cities

    Michael B. Hancock, City of Denver

    Column from Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock and City Parks Alliance Executive Director Catherine Nagel on the Land & Water Conservation Fund.

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  • May 9, 2018

    Going Beyond Park Boundaries to Make Cities More Livable

    Thatcher Bailey

    The changing role of parks is reshaping urban landscapes and redefining how we govern, manage, and program our public green assets.

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  • Nov 28, 2017

    Urban Parks’ Emerging Role as Transportation Infrastructure

    Kari E. Watkins, Georgia Institute of Technology

    With more and more people using them to get where they need to go, reclaimed railways and industrial corridors are connecting neighborhoods rather than dividin…

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  • Oct 3, 2017

    Making Urban Parks More Than Just a Place for Play

    City parks are more than gathering places. They are valuable infrastructure for our county’s urban communities, as vital as highways, bridges, and wastewater t…

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  • Jul 31, 2017

    Rediscovering the Potential of Urban Riverfronts

    Industrial waterfronts are being rediscovered. Areas that were once an eyesore are being reborn into beautiful community parks and greenways that are reconnect…

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