Top 100 Public Spaces in the U.S.

Mosholu Parkway

The scenic roadway serves as a major transportation route while beautifying the surrounding area and keeping alive the history of the land’s previous residents. The plan for New York’s City’s original parkway system was conceived during the 1860s by distinguished landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903). He conceived a system of parks connected by a new type of road called a “parkway.” The parkways’ scenic ...more »

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Forest Park- Springfield, MA

Forest Park is a 750 acre Olmstead park located in Springfield, MA along the CT River. This park hosts an indoor ice rink, clay tennis courts, a farmer's market, a vintage baseball stadium, bocce courts, lawn bowling fields, a zoo, a train, an amphitheater, lilly ponds, picnic groves, waterfalls, a covered bridge, nature trails, and much more. The park is actively used from dawn to dusk by people of all ages and ethnicities. ...more »

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