Teri Nye Joins Park Pride as Park Visioning Coordinator

  Teri Nye is the newest member of Park Pride’s Visioning team, holding a master’s degree in landscape architecture from the University of Georgia, a bachelor of science in biology with a concentration in botany, and a Georgia teaching certificate in secondary biology. Originally from Virginia, she began her career in landscape architecture in Sydney, … Continue Reading →

A Refreshing Change for Reverend James Orange Park

It’s Wednesday, July 8th, and you can’t find two smiles bigger in Oakland City (Southwest Atlanta) than those on the faces of Jernard Evans and Terry White. These teens, who live within blocks of Reverend James Orange Park and are involved in the recreation center’s teen program, are psyched about the changes they’ve seen take … Continue Reading →

Educating Future Designers & Planners

How does Park Pride influence the future of landscape architecture and community engagement? Park Pride has built a robust intern program for aspiring landscape architects within the Park Visioning Program. Walt Ray, the Director of Park Visioning and registered landscape architect, teaches the principles of the “Park Pride Way,” our unique bottom-up approach of park … Continue Reading →

A Story of Hope

Park Pride met the little girl pictured recently on a hot summer’s evening at a neighborhood gathering in the Mattie Freeland Greenspace, a collection of vacant lots in the English Avenue neighborhood. The event was part of Park Pride’s unique Park Visioning process which helps communities create a shared vision for a neighborhood park.

The Difference is Clear…

Change isn’t easy, and it doesn’t happen overnight! However, each year Park Pride actively helps neighborhoods to transform their parks and communities through programs. See the difference that your dollars help to make possible through the Park Visioning Program: Vine City Park In 2005, the Vine City community asked for Park Pride’s help in transforming … Continue Reading →

Celebrating 10 Years at Park Pride

  As a Georgia State student, Marlina McKay joined Park Pride in 2005 part time doing data entry, but she was soon brought on full time to help with our ever expanding tech and data needs. Although Marlina’s official title is Manager of IT, she’s a lot more than that. From assisting Friends groups with … Continue Reading →