Parks in Vancouver and Washington, D.C. Selected as Winners of 2013 ULI Urban Open Space Award

Parks and Waterfront at Southeast False Creek

Two parks have been selected as winning projects in the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Urban Open Space Award competition. The Parks and Waterfront at Southeast False Creek, located in Vancouver, British Columbia, and the Yards Park, located in Washington, D.C., were both recognized today at ULI’s Fall Meeting in Chicago….
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Tightening the City Fabric: ULI Announces Five Finalists in Urban Open Space Award Competition

Five projects have been selected as finalists for the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Urban Open Space Award, a competition that recognizes outstanding examples of transformative and vibrant public open space – large and small – that have spurred economic and social regeneration of their adjacent communities….
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Railroad Park — 2012 Urban Open Space Award Winner

Rail Road Park

Railroad Park in Birmingham, Alabama occupies the historical seam created by a rail viaduct that bisects downtown. The new topography integrates the train experience with a variety of new open space activities, which help organize and stimulate growth in the southern part of downtown, while promoting connections north of the railroad….
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Tanner Springs Park — 2012 Urban Open Space Award Finalist

The local italian provides the gelato, this is the place to savor it. Photo credit: © Atelier Dreiseitl

Tanner Springs Park offers a unique, natural and contemplative oasis in the city. It offers a model of sustainable urban design articulated through its water management systems and rich features. Embraced by the community, the park offers an engaging respite embedded in the dynamic of a high density urban neighborhood….
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