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Project Activities: Changing The Built Environment

On October 28, 2005, more than 100 volunteers joined the Trust for Public Land (TPL) to help rebuild El Club del Barrio Peace Playground in Newark, New Jersey. Volunteers assembled and installed pl ...

Elementary school students in Harlem celebrated the transformation of their schoolyard from a cracked asphalt lot into a dynamic new playground. But it.s not the jungle gym, basketball court, synth ...

June, 2004: A dedicated and enthusiastic group of village volunteers from Southern High School, F.Q. Sanchez, Oceanview Middle School, Youth Crime Watch and Department of Youth Affairs joined toget ...

A project of Trust for Public Land, Taqwa Farms is a unique urban park in that it generates more than 2,000 pounds of fruits and vegetables per year within its two acres. Local families and residen ...

The expansive and scenic trail provides proximity to many historical monuments such as Mount Rushmore and the Crazy Horse Monument. It cuts through steep hillsides, granite slab cliffs, Ponderosa p ...

With critical private support, Trust for Public Land (TPL) has leveraged public participation to successfully create this new playground at Maple Avenue School. This was the first of the Parks for ...

Used by local residents for block meetings, outdoor events, and recreational activities, Nemehiah Ten Garden is one of the 64 community gardens permanently protected by Trust for Public Land. Resid ...

The Schuylkill River Skatepark project represents a new way of thinking about the relationship of public space to skateboarding. The project is located in downtown Philadelphia, at the terminus of ...

Overwhelming community support in Brunswick, combined with grants from the Land for Maine's Future Board and contributions from state agencies, environmental groups and private foundations, has ...

Elementary school students joined community residents in Brooklyn, New York, to transform a trash-filled lot into a vibrant play space. The result is Carter G. Woodson Children's Park, which fe ...

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