Category Archive: Park Planning

Philly’s New Pop-Up Pool: Tactical Urbanism or Just Plain Common Sense?

How about both? The City of Philadelphia has more outdoor public pools per capita than any other major city in the U.S. but unfortunately some people (myself included) pictured Philly’s public pools as… Continue reading

Rails-to-Trails Project Comes to Manayunk

The Schuylkill River is an economic, environmental, recreational, and aesthetic asset to southeastern Pennsylvania. The River’s industrial past can be seen in it’s canal, towpath, railroad, and bridges – all of which are… Continue reading

A Parklet Within A Park

Everyone has heard of Fairmount Park, Philadelphia’s 9,200 acre park (the nation’s largest landscaped urban park) but Philadelphia is also home to 63 smaller neighborhood parks. Clark Park is a 9.1 acre park… Continue reading