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Some news from around…

  • An interesting interview with Adriaan Geuze, the landscape architect tasked with designing a new park on 87 acres of New York City’s Governer’s Island (The Design Observer Group)
  • A preview of Cincinnati’s new 45-acre Riverfront Park, whose operations will largely be funded by an on-site restaurant and microbrewery (Cincinnati.com)
  • In other riverfront park news, the grounds of St. Louis’ Gateway Arch are set for a massive redesign in time for its fiftieth anniversary. The wish list includes a gondola that will swing over the Mississippi River and extensive landscaping improvements (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
  • A new review of studies from five cities demonstrates that the presence of parks is a boon to the health of people of all ages (Scientific American)
  • Are recycling programs in city parks feasible? San Francisco will soon find out, as it moves forward with installing bins throughout Golden Gate Park (SF Gate)

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