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Some news from around…

  • Let’s all have elevated rail line parks. Chicago, Philadelphia, Jersey City and Detroit all look to have their own version of New York’s High Line Park (NY Times)
  • And speaking of the High Line, Phase II is scheduled to open Spring 2011 (The Dirt)
  • Plans for a total smart-growth city in China have halted for unclear reasons (NY Times)
  • Tearing down the Sheridan Highway in New York would increase waterfront and park acreage (NY Times)
  • National Park Service outlines plans for redesign of the National Mall (Washington Post)

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