Across the United States, a number of cities are attempting to restore and rediscover their urban rivers. One of the most ambitious efforts is occurring in Houston, where Buffalo Bayou Park is undergoing a $58 million redevelopment to be completed this year.Read More
A transformative residential development capitalized on old rail-yard land in the heart of the city.
America’s golden age for parks is translating into gilded surroundings, according to panelists at a concurrent session at the ULI Fall Meeting.
Klyde Warren Park, a 5.2-acre (2.1 ha) deck park built over the recessed Woodall Rodgers Freeway in Dallas, has received national recognition as the winner of the 2014 ULI Urban Open Space Award.
Five finalists have been announced for this year’s award, which recognizes outstanding examples of successful large- and small-scale public spaces.
Columbus Commons and Scioto Mile – Columbus, Ohio
Sante Fe, New Mexico
Washington Park, Cincinnati Ohio
Cities need look no further than Chicago’s “Bean,” Anish Kapoor’s iconic Cloud Gate sculpture in Millennium Park, to realize how investment in the arts can pay off.
Two parks have been selected as winning projects in the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Urban Open Space Award competition: The Parks and Waterfront at Southeast False Creek, located in Vancouver, British Columbia, and the Yards Park, located in Washington, D.C.