10 Parks that Changed America

“10 Parks that Changed America” Screens Tuesday on PBS  Be sure to tune in this Tuesday April 12th at 8pm when PBS screens “10 Parks that Changed America” a show tells the story of 10 visionaries who took open canvases of God-forsaken land, and transformed them into serene spaces that offer city dwellers a respite

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USC Urban Planning Students to Look at Turning Santa Monica Airport into a Park

Professor Darren Martin Ruddell at the USC Spatial Studies Institute is having the students in his spring semester “practicum” on spacial sciences focus on the urban planning issues involved with turning the Santa Monica Airport into a park. Two representatives of Airport2Park, Mike Salazar and Frank Gruber, met with Prof. Ruddell and his students at

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Video Diary: Park Progress – Episode 2

Gavin Scott, of Santa Monica’s park advocacy group Airport2Park, reports on the latest developments at Santa Monica Airport – including the departure of a major tenant and a heavy-handed threat to the city from the users of corporate jets. This is episode 2 of an ongoing series that will track progress in converting the first 12

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