“Well-researched, concise, and packed with practical advice and wisdom. Park administrators, neighborhood groups, citizen activists, and nonprofit funders will all find something to learn here.” – APA Journal
This publication shows how the public and private sectors have joined together in new and innovative ways, not only to develop new parks and to more efficiently fund and manage parks, but also to restore historically significant but run-down existing parks. Featuring examples of different types of partnerships throughout the country — from highly structured relationships around large parks in major cities to more informal partnerships around inner-city neighborhood parks — it’s a valuable tool for anyone involved in creating, preserving or managing urban parks. Foreword by Elizabeth Barlow Rogers, founder of the Central Park Conservancy.