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Memphis, Tennessee

A lawsuit filed by two Memphis citizens claims that the Memphis City Council and its attorney “worked covertly” to grant the Memphis Zoo control of Overton Park’s greensward.   

Apr 8 2016 - 09:26
Washington, District Of Columbia

A plan by the National Park Service will improve the connectivity of this Modernist gem in the nation’s capital.

Mar 28 2016 - 08:57
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The fate of Milwaukee’s Mitchell Park Domes has become a central issue in the heated race to elect the next Milwaukee County executive.    

Mar 25 2016 - 13:33
Princeton, New Jersey

Nine prominent stewardship-minded organizations have joined forces to save the site where George Washington saved the American Revolution. 

Mar 15 2016 - 11:28
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

After closing the Mitchell Park Horticultural Domes indefinitely, county officials have now raised the possibility of demolishing them.  

Mar 7 2016 - 14:14
Memphis, Tennessee

A resolution by the Memphis City Council has approved the Memphis Zoo’s right to use the greensward of Overton Park for parking. 

Mar 7 2016 - 12:31
Springfield, Missouri

Once threatened by plans to alter its design, the public square created by Lawrence Halprin & Associates has clearly made a comeback.

Feb 25 2016 - 18:00
Boston, Massachusetts

Scrutiny from the Department of Public Health has slowed the plans to remove the historic healing garden.    

Feb 22 2016 - 10:11
Fresno, California

A judge’s recent ruling has doomed the pedestrian mall designed by Garret Eckbo in Fresno, California.    

Feb 5 2016 - 10:28
Washington, District Of Columbia

The recently announced winning design for a WWI memorial could doom the National Register-eligible masterpiece by M. Paul Friedberg.  

Jan 26 2016 - 14:48