• Sep 25, 2023

    “Something unexpected that sparks joy”: A reflection on the St. Louis Park Study Tour

    Guest Contributor

    Note: Chester Kano, an architect and the Chief of Development Division with the County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation, was a participant in …

    Read more
  • Mar 26, 2019

    Federal Investment In Parks Yields Big Results for Cities

    Catherine Nagel, City Parks AllianceMichael 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.

    Read more
  • May 9, 2018

    Going Beyond Park Boundaries to Make Cities More Livable

    Catherine Nagel, City Parks AllianceThatcher Bailey

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

    Read more
  • Nov 28, 2017

    Urban Parks’ Emerging Role as Transportation Infrastructure

    Catherine Nagel, City Parks AllianceKari 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…

    Read more
  • Oct 3, 2017

    Making Urban Parks More Than Just a Place for Play

    Catherine Nagel, City Parks Alliance

    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…

    Read more