Tag: Joplin

At National League of Cities Conference, a budding interest in urban greenspaces

We were on the ground—and the agenda—at one of the largest conferences for city leaders in the US. Following, some soundbites on what we learned.   Recently, Jay Graham, FASLA and long-time TKF advisor, traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina, where more than 4000 municipal leaders from throughout the country had convened for the 2017 City…

Telling a story—a remarkable story

We’ve taken our show on the road—complete with cameras, a drone and all sorts of sundry filmmaking equipment. Greetings, from beautiful Joplin, Missouri! This is a story that we’ve been so excited to tell—and now we are. A story of community resilience—how Joplin has recovered from unthinkable devastation from the EF5 tornado that ravaged the town nearly 6 years…

Nature Sacred community spaces open and thriving

A Brooklyn Nature Sacred community space opens to the public. A stretch of land along the Brooklyn waterfront once supported Native American settlements, 17th century farms, and a final resting place for 19th century naval officers and Marines. In 1926, the Navy moved the 2000 buried servicemembers in the Naval Cemetery to Cypress Hills Cemetery….

"In the midst of pain, anger and frustration, this is an oasis of calm and beauty."

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