Rapper 50 Cent's community garden offers a green alternative to juvenile detention

Rapper 50 Cent's community garden offers a green alternative to juvenile detention

A community garden connects people to one another, says Deborah Marton, the executive director of NYRP. “There are not many activities in our culture where young people, old people,…

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Oasis-like sustainable Water Garden opens at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Oasis-like sustainable Water Garden opens at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Shelby White and Leon Levy Water Garden, water garden, brooklyn botanical garden, brooklyn botanical garden water garden, sustainable gardens, landscape architecture, green design, eco…

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'Giant vacuum cleaner with miles-long hose' proposed to tackle garbage issues on the High Line

'Giant vacuum cleaner with miles-long hose' proposed to tackle garbage issues on the High Line

Related: Celebrate the High Line’s idyllic Chelsea Grasslands with a full month of special events “The collection station doesn’t smell, and it means that you don’t have the…

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INTERVIEW: City Parks Foundation's Heather Lubov on transforming baseball diamonds into golf schools

INTERVIEW: City Parks Foundation's Heather Lubov on transforming baseball diamonds into golf schools

heather lubov, city parks foundation, baseball diamonds transformed into golf schools, golf school nyc, nyc golf, + City Parks Foundation Answers For Baseball Diamond/Golf Story…

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Head to this hilly paradise on Governors Island before it closes for the year

Head to this hilly paradise on Governors Island before it closes for the year

construction in new york, cool parks, governors island, governors island construction, governors island overhall, governors island park, governors island plan, governors island…

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Take a fall tour of NYC's most exciting landscape architecture landmarks

Take a fall tour of NYC's most exciting landscape architecture landmarks

"New York City is at the forefront of reimagining the possibilities for the urban landscape," says OHNY executive director Gregory Wessner. "From parks like the High Line and Brooklyn…

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Celebrate the High Line's idyllic Chelsea Grasslands with a full month of special events

Celebrate the High Line's idyllic Chelsea Grasslands with a full month of special events

Related: Design for last High Line portion includes an Italian-style piazza + Friends of the Highline High Line, friends of the high line, nyc highline, green space nyc,…

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Gorgeous living wall purifies the air inside this new emergency call center in the Bronx

Gorgeous living wall purifies the air inside this new emergency call center in the Bronx

Related: "What we’ve been working on is matching up the science and the engineering of how to deliver healthier air," says Jason Vollen, AECOM’s principal for high performance…

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Project Farmhouse community space with wall of edible plants coming to Union Square

Project Farmhouse community space with wall of edible plants coming to Union Square

Union Square will soon become home to a unique space with a living…

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The Hills: Massive new park with longest slide in NYC opens today on Governors Island

The Hills: Massive new park with longest slide in NYC opens today on Governors Island

Related: Mayor Bloomberg Breaks Ground on New Elevated Governors Island Park Made of Recycled Materials + The Hils Via DNAinfo the hills, governors island overhall,…

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Gluttonous goats gorge themselves out of work at Prospect Park

Gluttonous goats gorge themselves out of work at Prospect Park

Related: Herd of hungry goats will eat their way through Prospect Park as part of cleanup Via DNAinfo Prospect Park, goats, Prospect Park Alliance, Prospect Park goats,…

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Beautiful elevated park overlooking 9/11 Memorial opens at World Trade Center

Beautiful elevated park overlooking 9/11 Memorial opens at World Trade Center

elevated parks, elevated parks nyc, green space nyc, landscape architecture, Liberty Park, living wall, ny parks, nyc parks, nyc urban design, port authority, St. Nicholas Greek…

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Sneak a peek at the gargantuan green wall coming to Tadao Ando's 152 Elizabeth Street condos

Sneak a peek at the gargantuan green wall coming to Tadao Ando's 152 Elizabeth Street condos

Previously, we reported http://inhabitat.com/nyc/tadao-andos-first-new-york-condominium-design-features-one-of-the-largest-green-walls-in-the-city/ on the preliminary designs produced…

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Pop-up dumpster gardens coming to the Gowanus Canal this summer

Pop-up dumpster gardens coming to the Gowanus Canal this summer

When it comes to stormwater management, the word ‘dumpster’ is rarely anywhere in the plan. Alloy Development, though, has proposed (and received approval) just that. The company…

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Who let the cats out? Tomorrow is the first-ever 'Take Your Cat on an Adventure' Day (VIDEO)

Who let the cats out? Tomorrow is the first-ever 'Take Your Cat on an Adventure' Day (VIDEO)

Cats are hiking, camping, canoeing – the whole nine {lives} – and its purrfect. Purina Pro Plan is passionate about helping cats and their owners have unique experiences together…

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Use this new interactive map to explore NYC's 10,000 acres of natural areas

Use this new interactive map to explore NYC's 10,000 acres of natural areas

Following an intensive study of NYC’s natural areas, a new interactive map features all 10,000 acres of forests, wetlands, and grasslands managed by the city’s Department of Parks…

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Former Brooklyn Navy Yard cemetery transformed into vibrant public space that pays tribute to veterans

Former Brooklyn Navy Yard cemetery transformed into vibrant public space that pays tribute to veterans

Related: + Marvel Architects + Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway, Naval Cementary, Brooklyn waterfront, brooklyn naval yard, Naval…

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WXY reveals plans for Brooklyn Strand greenway connecting Downtown Brooklyn to waterfront

WXY reveals plans for Brooklyn Strand greenway connecting Downtown Brooklyn to waterfront

Related: + WXY Studio WXY Studio, Brooklyn Strand, Claire Weisz, greenway brooklyn, Borough Hall Park, Cadman Plaza Park, Commodore Barry Park and the Brooklyn bridge,…

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Secret section of Central Park opens to visitors after years of being fenced off

Secret section of Central Park opens to visitors after years of being fenced off

Related: Recently unearthed evidence indicates that Central Park may have come close to not existing + Central Park Conservatory + Hallett Nature Sanctuary Via NY…

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Herd of hungry goats will eat their way through Prospect Park as part of cleanup

Herd of hungry goats will eat their way through Prospect Park as part of cleanup

“They’re a bit like children,” said Mr. Cihanek, a goat herder and the tribe’s owner. “They will eat their favorite foods first, and one of their top foods is poison ivy. They…

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Pier 55 elevated island park finally gets the go-ahead for construction

Pier 55 elevated island park finally gets the go-ahead for construction

Related: + Heatherwick Studio Via DNAinfo Images via Pier55, Inc. and Heatherwick Studio, Renders by Luxigon Pier 55, army corps, pier 55 construction, Barry Diller,…

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Could a vertical park with a giant ball pit make Times Square more livable?

Could a vertical park with a giant ball pit make Times Square more livable?

The Vertical Times project evolved out of a discussion about how to insert public functions into a land-scarce space, such as Times Square, that would also increase the livability of…

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Local residents vote for 'Lake Mess Monster' to clean up Prospect Park's scummy lake

Local residents vote for 'Lake Mess Monster' to clean up Prospect Park's scummy lake

https://youtu.be/-TvwOq5vtRQ Related: Toxic Blue-Green Algae Stirs Up Trouble For Pets and People at Prospect Park Lake + Prospect Park Alliance Via DNAinfo Images via…

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