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Recreation and Park Uses and Planning

Emerald View Park Trail Plan

posted on December 23rd, 2014  |  Read more

2014 Annual Awards Winner – Planning Excellence Award – ImplementationAwarded to Mount Washington Community Development Corporation Emerald View Park atop Pittsburgh’s Mount Washington is home to one of the nation’s most beautiful vistas. In 2010, the city and Mount Washington CDC completed a plan for a 19-mile trail system in the park and through green   

Chester Remakes: A Strategic Plan to Green and Grow Chester!

posted on November 21st, 2013  |  Read more

2012 Annual Awards Winner: Student Project Award   Chester Remakes is the work product of the Temple University Community and Regional Planning Department’s graduate capstone studio course. The student project promotes investing in the city’s more traditional spaces: its neighborhoods, its downtown and its places of recreation. Recommendations strive to offset the legacy of environmental   

Dam Park at Austin: Master Plan & Economic Development Strategies

posted on November 21st, 2013  |  Read more

2012 Annual Award Winner: Planning Excellence Award – Best Practice   Awarded to Dam Park at Austin: Master Plan & Economic Development Strategies. This master plan provided the Austin Dam Memorial Association with a frameworkfor making decisions related to improving the Austin Dam Memorial Park, and witheconomic development and marketing strategies to establish Austin Borough