Friday, May 11, 2007

Parks links

Below are some enlightening parks related links. Any posting that contain links to helpful information will eventually have those URLs added to our links column.

Dogs in New York City Parks

NYC Pet Owners Guide (PDF file)

Future Plans for NYC Parks (PDF file)

An Independent Assessment of New York City’s Neighborhood Parks

In addition, The Center for City Parks Excellence maintains a comprehensive database of park facts.

Here is a summary of the NYC parks facts. You should note that the information supplied to the CCPE regarding dog runs in NYC was incorrect. New York City ranks 6th in the country for number of dog parks, whereas, they rank 43rd for playgrounds.

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