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Exhibition on Landscape Architect Dan Kiley Opens for Palm Springs Modernism Week – Metropolis

2/19/19

“The traveling photography exhibit, The Landscape Architecture Legacy of Dan Kiley, showcases 45 photos of 27 projects by the renowned Modernist landscape architect.”

 

In Blow to Obama Presidential Center Backers, Judge Allows Lawsuit Challenging Chicago's Jackson Park Location to Proceed

The Chicago Tribune

2/19/19

“In a setback to plans to build the Obama Presidential Center on Chicago’s South Side lakefront, a federal judge ruled Tuesday that a lawsuit challenging its location can proceed.”

 

Renderings: South of Atlanta, Pinewood Forest’s Central Hub Aims to Impress

Curbed Atlanta

2/21/19

“Fifteen miles south of Atlanta’s airport, the Pinewood Forest mini-city concept aims to be nothing short of the country’s preeminent ‘live, create, and play community,’ where creative types can spend leisure time among 100 acres of planned green space.”

 

SF Civic Center’s New Vision: Soccer Fields, Shaded Gardens and People

The San Francisco Chronicle

2/27/19

“San Francisco’s new vision for the core of Civic Center strikes an ambitious, inventive balance between Beaux-Arts grandeur and small-scale welcome. The present and the past.”

 

BIG Reveals A Circular Second Draft For The Oakland A’s Stadium

The Architect’s Newspaper

2/27/19

“Bjarke Ingels has gone back to the drawing board and released a revised version of the Oakland Athletics’ potential new home stadium. The new renderings come three weeks after plans surfaced for an aerial gondola that would link the waterfront ballpark at Howard Terminal to the larger Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system.”

 

Schenectady-Based Landscape Architect Creates Meaningful Outdoor Spaces

The Daily Gazette

2/28/19

“Schenectady’s Tribute Park is a simple park, created from three vacant parcels on Eastern Avenue. There are sidewalks and benches, there’s a large lawn to play on, and a splash pad where kids cool off on hot summer days.”

 

Are Dog Parks Exclusionary?

CityLab

2/28/19

“In Chicago and other cities, the demand for pet-friendly public space has boomed. But many communities see off-leash parks as heralds of gentrification.”

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