ParkXChange Resource Library

Resources for Urban Park Professionals

This searchable library hosts helpful park resource documents, including cross-sector MOUs, equity action plans, agreements for park maintenance and operations, dog park and concession management, green infrastructure development and maintenance, community benefits, arts and cultural programming and events, as well as other resource guides and technical tools to support park partnerships.

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    Policy

    LA County Draft Displacement Avoidance Strategy

    Los Angeles County

    Memo outlining strategies to address and lessen displacement and gentrification outcomes as a result of park enhancement projects.

  • Policy

    Infrastructure Principles: Parks are Infrastructure

    City Parks Alliance

    Parks are essential infrastructure and require investment to meet 21st-century challenges and function as green infrastructure.

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    Report

    New York Zoning Law and Practice Report

    By Thomson Reuters

    Article considers five alternative revenue strategies that show promise for leveraging private dollars for public parks and protected open space.

  • Case Study

    Detroit: Parks & Rec Improvement Plan

    City of Detroit Parks and Recreation

    Learn about Detroit's equity-focused park planning team, which used equity data to create an improvement plan for 40 neighborhood parks.

  • Case Study

    Fairmount Park

    City Parks Alliance

    Fairmount Park uses park infrastructure to serve multiple functions; offering green space, delivering clean water, improving the city’s air, providing transpor…

  • Case Study

    Shelby Farms Park and Greenline

    City Parks Alliance

    Shelby Farms Park is one of the largest urban parks in the U.S. and features open pastures, forested areas, an international award-winning playground, equestri…

  • Case Study

    Cumberland and Riverfront Parks

    City Parks Alliance

    These parks fulfill a vital role in managing stormwater and making Nashville safer and more resilient.

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