Image from Bing Maps A couple weeks ago a site fence went up around Garibaldi Park on Federal Hill (where the arch is). I recieved this notice from a tentant at West Exchange Center with an explanation of the work...
Category - Parks/Open Space
Video: “The Porch” at 30th Street Station Welcomes You to Philadelphia
For nine months now, Philadelphia’s awesome new public space “The Porch” has been flying under the nation’s livable streets radar. Installed next to 30th Street Station as part of a larger...
Roger Williams National Memorial Park Downtown Sunset Series
Bring a lawn chair, a blanket, and maybe even a picnic dinner and sit on the lawn at the beautiful Roger Williams National Memorial and enjoy FREE concerts by some of the best songwriters RI has to offer. Also...
Play at the Park with Providence Children’s Museum!
The Providence Children’s Museum has scheduled summer playtime events at parks throughout the city through the summer. Play at the Park with Providence Children’s Museum! PROVIDENCE, RI – This summer...
RIDOT announces start of work on Washington Bridge Linear Park
RIDOT is prepared to start work on the long awaited Washington Bridge Linear Park. The park is set to be built on remaining sections of the old Washington Bridge and will connect pedestrians and cyclists from...
Summer Solstice Celebration at Burnside Park, June 23
It’s nearly time for the return of Burnside Park beer gardens, outdoor evening concerts and storytime mornings—along with a host of new programs starting this summer! On June 23rd, 2012 Greater Kennedy Plaza and...
The Providence Phoenix: At Kennedy Plaza, plans for rebirth
Officials have moved, with some success, to cut down on crime in recent years. And they have taken a few steps toward revitalization: a farmer’s market, a beer garden in the summer, repairs to the fountain in...
Report from Ship Street Square Farmer’s Market
A farmer's market comes to Brown University's Ship Street Square in the Jewelry District.
Temporary uses for the 195 Land – your ideas
What should we do with the 195 Land while we wait years or decades for development to fill it?
CBC brings kayaks to Providence
Providence Community Boating center to add kayaks to their fleet, offering memberships, day passes, training, and tours.
Occupy Providence to vacate Burnside Park after reaching agreement with the City
Occupy Providence to leave Burnside Park Wednesday. A day shelter is being created by The Diocese of Providence.
Roger Williams Park Ponds Restoration Public Meeting, November 15
The City of Providence and Narragansett Bay Estuary Program are undertaking an important new project to restore shorelines and water quality in the park ponds. The goal of the project is to improve and beautify the park...
The Occupation and Public Space
What should the Occupy movement's future relationship with Burnside Park look like?
More New York City: The High Line
My visit to New York City's High Line park.
National September 11th Memorial
Photos and video from my visit to the National September 11th Memorial.
Notes from the PPS Symposium Morning Session
Notes from the morning session of the Providence Preservation Society Symposium.
Brown begins work on Ship Street Square
Brown begins work on Ship Street Square. Badly needed outdoor open space in the Jewelry District.