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Some news from around…

  • Kids rally to save Rice Field Park in Des Moines. ABC 5 has the story about the kids and their organizer, an 11-year old who says the field is the heart of their community.
  • Archpaper covers the plans to redevelop 65 acres in the Port of San Francisco for recreational & commercial use.
  • Birds, people, fish and popcorn: Next American City shows us some photos of San Diego’s waterfront public art.
  • Reconstruction plan in Haiti designates space for  much-needed parks in Port-au-Prince (New York Times).
  • I like Ike. The Dirt reports on the just released designs for the Eisenhower Memorial, adjacent to the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
  • Business Improvement District plans to transform a Brooklyn parking lot into an art-themed park (NY Daily News).

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