How would you reclaim the 700 miles of unused 'el-spaces' in NYC?
July 24, 2015, 9:28 a.m. by Matt Hickman
You never know what potentially park-worthy gems are hidden beneath elevated infrastructure.
Chicago's 606 is a bike-friendly, neighborhood-linking riff on the High Line
June 4, 2015, 4 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The bike and pedestrian trail built atop a defunct elevated railway 'connects people, parks and communities.'
Elephant mother and calf reunite after 3 years apart
April 10, 2015, 12:42 p.m. by Russell McLendon
A new video captures the heartfelt reunion between a mother elephant and her daughter at Thailand's Elephant Nature Park.
In rural Alabama, student architects jump-start a neglected park
February 26, 2015, 5:50 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Since 2006, Auburn University's Rural Studio has added to and improved on a down-and-out park in one of the country's poorest regions.
Will Hart Island be reborn as NYC's newest public park?
January 22, 2015, 4:20 p.m. by Matt Hickman
New York's public cemetery has been off-limits to the public for decades. But with a push to transfer control of the island-bound burial ground to the Parks Department, that could all change.
Cape Cod dune shacks float on the edge of the continent
December 17, 2014, 4:55 p.m. by Matt Hickman
A colony of off-grid cabins are hidden away within the ever-changing coastal landscape — like a taste of Thoreau at the beach.
Garden Bridge likely to blossom over the River Thames (and not everyone's happy about it)
December 10, 2014, 8:30 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The enchanting yet highly controversial 'magical new green space' has many Londoners fired up over issues of funding, aesthetics and accessibility.