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Some news from around…..

  • Kaid Benfield writes about the prospects for Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine neighborhood, and its Washington Park. (Switchboard) [Urban Cincy looked at the prospects of that park last year.]
  • The High Line opens. (NY Times)
  • The well integrated park system and parkways of Minneapolis is the one envy Portland may have for another city? (Oregonian)
  • How Nashville’s historic and signature Centennial Park came to be. (Examiner) The park is the home of the United States’ own Parthenon.
  • A new park for East St. Louis brings hope for riverfront revitalization and fulfills vision for complementary park across the river from the Gateway Arch. (AP)
  • A new course for Philadelphia’s Delaware Riverfront — regulatory and other changes move closer to approval from council. (Inquirer)

2 Responses

  1. Thanks for the link. Washington Park is a hotbed for activity and has a bright future. It sounds like they will be moving forward with the park renovation efforts this year as they are in the final design stages now and are working on piecing together the final financing package.

  2. Thanks for highlighting the Parthenon at Centennial Park in Nashville!

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