Parks as the Accelerators of City Revival

Urban parks are an affordable way to revitalize cities while providing proven positive health and economic benefits to residents. In the last two decades, urban parks have gone through a renaissance. Philanthropy, creative financing sources, public demand, community action and adaptive reuse projects have brought about a new era of urban parks. What challenges still exist? How do we ensure every urban resident has a park within a ten minute walk? How do we enable underserved communities to design, build and maintain parks?

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