A designer in Milan creates mobile mini-parks.
In the end, the Olympics have helped the city achieve in a decade what might otherwise have taken two or three.
Also, Atlanta outlaws smoking in public parks and a Massachusetts town stops feeding the bears (after one licks a human).
A break from the bustle of the city can do your mind good, recent research shows.
He argues against requiring developers to build family-friendly units downtown.
A new ParkScore metric from the Trust for Public Land names San Francisco and Sacramento the nation's best.
How train tracks helped deliver new life to Birmingham, Alabama.
An ancient Roman landfill offers ideas about how our old dumps could be more useful than we realize.
A 6.5-acre, nature-inspired space opens as part of the city's riverfront revitalization plan.
Right now, the National Mall resembles nothing so much as an empty high school football field. But it could be much, much better.
An Australian artist hopes to get people thinking about deforestation by using the "powerful stimulant" of the color blue.
A 2.65-mile elevated park and a massive makeover for Navy Pier are both in the works.
A crowdsourced map hopes to help cities identify and address so-called play deserts.
By embracing a new "health impact assessment" tool, Atlanta makes sure its major redevelopment will lead to healthier lives.
That's the question in Miami, where a design firm has created a temporary pop-up park, complete with sod and seating.
The Parklands will transform stalled developments and vacant farmland into an ambitious park system.
The city has big plans for its lake front
A new initiative will convert 140,000 acres in Chicago into a public recreation "hub"
A community group in New York collects ideas for a space that once housed the BMW Guggenheim Lab