2018 Was the Year of the Aspirational Park

“Many of these new or revitalized parks focus on social integration, public health, biodiversity, and climate resilience, resulting in broadly appealing and accessible escapes from the worst aspects of modern life.”

CityLab on 2018 as the year of the aspirational park, and the growing number of communities working to design and manage public places for social outcomes.


Image credit: Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates