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Some news from around….

  • Atlantic Monthly hosts “Future of the City” conference, participants mention parks and public spaces as key element of creating a great quality of life for future prosperity. (The Dirt)
  • Falling tree limbs brings attention to health of trees in Central Park (City Room)
  • Cincinnati to invest in expanded bike network of off street trails and more. (Soapboxmedia.com)
  • Cafes in DC’s many triangle parks, one blogger’s idea. (FrumForum.)
  • Reclaiming vacant property conference coming in October in Cleveland.
  • Andrew Manshel suggests that Jane Jacobs’ ideas have been adopted, her advice be given a rest and that focus been given more to the thinking of William H. Whyte, specifically mentioning his work on use of parks and public space. Good thoughts, but how about we use the advice and ideas of both of these people? (Wall Street Journal)

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