Public Schools as Public Land

Imagine you’re a kid living in an apartment building in an area of town without access to a park. Where can you go outside to play that’s safe? “If the answer is ‘nowhere,’” says Park Pride’s Executive Director, Michael Halicki, “chances are you’ll just stay inside and play video games. We must do better for these kids, and thinking creatively about our public land is the answer.”

Vision Plan for Dekalb Memorial Park Complete!

Congratulations! Thanks to your input and feedback, the community-led Park Visioning  process for DeKalb Memorial Park, facilitated by Park Pride, has been completed. The outcome is a new, community-supported vision plan, which was presented at the Parkview Civic Club on June 5th. Couldn’t make it to the meeting? Download the presentation HERE!   Vision Plan This vision includes the following features:   PATH trail through the … Continue Reading →

YOUR Input Needed on Park Designs for Needham Park

The Friends of Needham Park are working with Park Pride on a vision plan for Needham Park. Through the Park Visioning  process neighbors are examining their collective and current needs and desires for this small, beautiful park. The outcome of “park visioning” is a new, community-supported park vision plan that can be used for advocacy and fundraising. Thank you to … Continue Reading →

YOUR Input Needed on Park Designs for DeKalb Memorial Park

The Parkview and Kirkwood communities are working with Park Pride and other community organizations on a vision plan for DeKalb Memorial Park. Through the Park Visioning  process neighbors are examining their collective and current needs and desires for this beautiful park. The outcome of “park visioning” is a new, community-supported park vision plan that can be used for advocacy and fundraising.  Thank you to … Continue Reading →

YOUR Input Matters in the Needham Park Vision Plan

Do you live near or regularly use Needham Park? Do you like the idea of having a small neighborhood park near your home or work? Do you have ideas about how Needham Park could be enhanced and preserved for future generations to love and enjoy? If so, we want to hear your voice! Neighbors from the community surrounding Needham Park are embarking on … Continue Reading →

Celebrating 30 Years for the Greener Good: Park Visioning

2019 marks Park Pride’s 30th anniversary of engaging communities to activate the power of parks! We’re excited to look back over the decades and showcase some of Park Pride’s accomplishments… starting with the 42 conceptual park plans created through the community-engagement model that is central to our Park Visioning Program! Park Pride’s 30th Anniversary: Park Visioning … Continue Reading →

YOUR Input Matters in the DeKalb Memorial Park Vision Plan

Do you live near or regularly use DeKalb Memorial Park? Do you play sports, garden, or enjoy the scenery at the park? Do you have ideas for how DeKalb Memorial Park could be enhanced and preserved for future generations to love and enjoy?  If so, we need to hear your voice!  The Parkview and Kirkwood community is embarking on the park visioning process to … Continue Reading →

Your Input Needed on the Vision Plan for the Loridans Greenspace

Congratulations! Thanks to your input and feedback, the community-led Park Visioning process for Loridans Greenspace, facilitated by Park Pride, has been completed. The outcome is a new, community-supported vision plan, which was presented at St. James United Methodist Church on October 2.   Park Pride, the North Buckhead Civic Association, and Livable Buckhead are now working on understanding which … Continue Reading →

Your Input Needed on the Vision Plan for the Historic SE Quadrant of Grant Park

Congratulations! Thanks to your input and feedback, the community-led Park Visioning process for the Historic SE Quadrant of Grant Park, facilitated by Park Pride, has been completed. The outcome is a new, community-supported vision plan, which was presented at The Circus School on September 22. Park Pride and the Grant Park Conservancy are now working on understanding which projects … Continue Reading →

YOUR Input Needed on Park Designs for Loridans Greenspace

The North Buckhead community is working with Park Pride and other community organizations on a vision plan for Loridans Greenspace. Through the Park Visioning process neighbors are examining their collective and current needs and desires for this beautiful park along PATH 400. The outcome of park visioning is a new, community-supported park vision plan that … Continue Reading →