Center for City Park Excellence – Trust for Public Lands

The Center for City Park Excellence, an initiative of the Trust For Public Lands research unit, works to make cities more successful through the innovative renewal and creation of parks for their social, ecological and economic benefits to residents and visitors alike.

The Center maintains an outstanding database on park systems of large U.S. cities; produces materials on innovations, solutions and best practices; speaks on urban parks topics to diverse audiences; consults on ways to improve park systems; and advises advocacy groups on ways to become more effective.  Use this site to find resources on city parks.  Visit to access the site.

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