Reports & Tools

Documenting the Potential of City Parks

City Parks Alliance and research partners are exploring the role of parks in addressing critical emerging issues facing cities. Together with economists, engineers, policy experts, advocates and practitioners, we are delivering practical, replicable solutions for cities, agencies, and residents. City Parks Alliance members and others can draw upon these reports, videos, and infographics to demonstrate the power of city parks in a broad new context of economic, environmental, and social opportunity.

Reports and Other Tools

  • Member Exclusive
    Report

    The Case for Open Space: Why the Real Estate Industry Should Invest in Parks and Open Spaces

    Urban Land Institute

    Explores the benefits of private sector involvement in creating, maintaining, operating, and programming parks and open space.

  • Member Exclusive
    Report

    Turning Brownfields into Parks

    The Trust for Public Land

    A broad stroke review of turning brownfields to parks, spurring workplaces and residences and examples where and how it has already worked.