Returns on Investment

Maureen Hannan | August 30, 2011

$250 The average price per square foot of condominiums adjacent to Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta shortly after the park was completed.   $115 The average price per square foot of those condominiums just before Olympic Park was built.  

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Guest Blog: The Future of Parks & Recreation Studies

Robert F. Ashcraft | August 26, 2011

As a NRPA board member and also part of higher education, I read with great interest the cover story on the evolution of parks and recreation degree programs (Parks & Recreation, August 2011). 

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Park Accessibility: Limited Resources, Unlimited Imagination

Maureen Hannan | August 16, 2011

Remember the famous Indian parable of the blind men and the elephant? A group of blind men is assembled and asked to describe an elephant. Each blind man touches a different part of the elephant—a tusk, a side, the trunk,

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Major General

Elizabeth Beard | August 9, 2011

My mother chose my college major. Not because she was some sort of control freak, but just because I happened to be away from home the week the class registration paperwork arrived in the mail from American University (here I

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The Right Kind of Connections

Phil Hayward | August 2, 2011

Whenever you can connect communities and neighborhoods you get stronger, healthier, and more fun places to live and work.

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