More National Parks in Cities?

As the population of this country (and, as of last year, the world) shifts towards a more urban lifestyle, more previously-rural concepts and resources are being examined through the urban lens. When we think about nationally-backed public spaces, where are people congregating, living, working, and recreating? The answer is, increasingly, in cities.

Today City Parks Blog posted this article calling for more urban National Parks, and refering to a recent piece in the Huffington Post of the same sentiment. “According to TPL’s Center for City Park Excellence, of the 77 largest cities in the country, 13 have one or more park service unit.” Read the City Parks article to find out which ones.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s