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Growing Communities Together | Patronicity

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Can NYC’s Next Big Park Recapture The Magic Of The High Line?

The High Line opened almost a decade ago. It was a moonshot project, but the final design, stretching 1.5 miles along an abandoned elevated railway...

San Pedro Creek Culture Park

How and why did this park come to be? Here’s the story:When the first Spanish explorers arrived and beheld San Pedro Creek centuries ago,...

This NYC Park Is Designed to Be Flooded

An East River park that will protect residents from storm surges while providing access to the waterfront received some key community feedback this week....

What Murals Can Tell Cleveland About Itself

Downtown Cleveland was in a state of upheaval in the 1970s. “It was a period of severe decline,” said Fred Bidwell, who was a...

A Growing City: Detroit’s Rich Tradition of Urban Gardens Plays an Important Role in the City’s Resurgence

Amid the concrete, steel, and asphalt of American cities, open space has long been celebrated and valued. From Chicago’s majestic Grant Park to New...

An Italian Dealer Has Turned an Old Palazzo Into a Contemporary Art Museum in His Hometown of Florence

The Italian art dealer and collector Roberto Casamonti is giving his home city of Florence what it has been missing for a few centuries—a...

Dorothy Iannone I Lift My Lamp Beside the Golden Door

Dorothy Iannone is a Berlin-based artist whose works focus on eroticism and the female sexual experience. Inspired by Egyptian frescoes, Byzantine mosaics, and ancient...

Montreal’s Iconic Subway Cars Becoming Creative Spaces

Old subway cars (need) never die. They could be your city’s next art gallery, cafe, public garden feature or meeting space.While some retired cars...

Why This Architect Wants To Build A City Covered In Plants And Trees

Strong evidence suggests that humans descended from tree-dwelling primates (as opposed to those of the knuckle-dragging, earthbound variety). Thanks to Italian architect Stefano Boeri,...

Projects Leveraging Public/Private Synergies

The Bloomingdale freight rail line shut down during the 1990s, leaving behind a 2.7-mile (4 km) elevated corridor running through the northwest side of...

Art on the Atlanta BeltLine calls for artists

Art on the Atlanta Beltline is looking for artists to be part of the area’s largest free outdoor art exhibition. The proposal period for...