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Summing up on neighborhood parks – Part 3

St. James Park in London

After cogitating on neighborhood parks for weeks, I have a concept to propose, a concept that may surprise many. And that’s fine. Many ideas, some of which turn out to be far-sighted, elicit that initial response.

I’ve recently written several posts about parks, particularly the disappointingly low usage of […]

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Summing up on neighborhood parks – Part 2

Forsyth Park in Savannah

In my previous post, I began responding to questions and comments made about earlier posts on park usage. I’ll finish up with a few more responses before moving onto musings about alternative ideas for neighborhood parks in my next post.

To reiterate one point, parks matter to urbanists because walkability […]