A Wide Open Playing Field
By Elizabeth Beard | Posted on May 31, 2011
Mattie Stepanek Park has it all—sports fields, dog park, memorial garden, playground, and lots of wide open green space.
Telling the Story of Selena Butler Park, Part 2
By Maureen Hannan | Posted on May 24, 2011
Helene Mills embraced the initiative to rebuild Selena Butler Park not because she sees her calling as that of park advocate. She is championing the effort because that neighborhood park is just one of many pieces in the rich patchwork that makes up the community she loves.
Warning: This Video May Make You Cry
By Elizabeth Beard | Posted on May 23, 2011
Parks and Recreation and the Miracle League.
Parks for the Young at Heart
By Phil Hayward | Posted on May 18, 2011
Study after study shows how parks keep the young fit and healthy and older generations fit, healthier, and younger than their non-indulging counterparts.
Build it and They Will Come
By Phil Hayward | Posted on May 11, 2011
The Parks Build Community initiative is based on the principle that good parks create a level playing field for all community members.
Telling the Story of Selena Butler Park
By Maureen Hannan | Posted on May 6, 2011
Selena Butler Park, one of NRPA’s Parks Build Community projects, is an example of an urban revitalization partnership.
A Place at the Table
By Phil Hayward | Posted on May 3, 2011
Teams of planners in the fields of transportation, the environment, architecture, health, education and parks are making great strides in developing livable communities.