Great Cities have Great Parks

Great cities have great parks. This appears to be a simple and straightforward statement. Yet, upon reflection, the statement is as complex as the patchwork quilt of neighborhoods that make up the City of Atlanta. A patchwork of neighborhoods that all deserve great destination and local parks.

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 … 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 … Continue Reading →

It Takes A Village To Make A Park

Over the past 29 years, Park Pride has learned that quality parks lead to stronger neighborhoods and stronger neighborhoods lead to a better Atlanta. Through Park Pride’s work on Atlanta’s Westside with The Conservation Fund, we’ve learned from residents that parks need to be about more than just parks. Parks provide places for neighbors to gather and for children to play. They can also help to manage rain events that flood people’s yards and their homes. They can also provide opportunities to put people to work.

SOURCE: Saporta Report

WSB-TV Ch. 2 and The Trust for Public Land Announce Isabel González Whitaker as Atlanta’s 2018 Cox Conserves Hero

WSB-TV Channel 2, a Cox Enterprises company, and The Trust for Public Land today named Isabel González Whitaker as Atlanta’s 2018 Cox Conserves Hero. Park Pride, González Whitaker’s nonprofit beneficiary, will receive $10,000 as part of her recognition for this award to benefit Sara J. González Park. A local judging panel chose González Whitaker from several outstanding candidates nominated by the public.