Resilient Parks and Open Spaces

Parks present an important opportunity to enhance community resilience, as well as improve the local quality of life, access to recreation, and public health. This collection showcases real estate projects that leverage parks and open space to help address the effects of climate change, from protecting against water-related events to mitigating heat island effects.

Philadelphia, PA

FDR Park Master Plan

FDR Park Master Plan

Park, Detention basin, Green infrastructure & landscape features, Native plants & trees, Natural drainage system
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Cira Green

Cira Green

Park, Green infrastructure & landscape features, Green roofs, Native plants & trees, Natural drainage system, Permeable pavement, Rain gardens, Water harvesting & recycling
Tucson, Arizona

Meander Bend Park

Meander Bend Park

Park, Climate/ hazard modeling, Green infrastructure & landscape features
Houston, Texas

Buffalo Bayou Park

Buffalo Bayou Park

Park, Detention basin, Green infrastructure & landscape features, Native plants & trees, Natural drainage system, Retention pond or ice rink
Caldwell, Idaho

Indian Creek Daylighting

Indian Creek Daylighting

Park, Bioretention swales, Green infrastructure & landscape features, Native plants & trees, Natural drainage system, Permeable pavement
Boise, Idaho

Central Addition LIV District

Central Addition LIV District

District, Green infrastructure & landscape features, Permeable pavement, Renewable & distributed energy, Tree boxes
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Penn Park

Penn Park

Park, Bioretention swales, Green infrastructure & landscape features, Monitoring systems, Native plants & trees, Rain gardens, Rainwater cistern, Reuse systems
Washington, District of Columbia

Canal Park

Canal Park

Park, Bioretention swales, Filtration systems, Green infrastructure & landscape features, Green roofs, Rain gardens, Rainwater cistern, Retention pond or ice rink, Reuse systems, Tree boxes