Video Diary: Park Progress – Episode 3

Gavin Scott, of Santa Monica’s park advocacy group Airport2Park, talks to Mark Rios, the designer selected by the City to convert the first 12 acres of Santa Monica Airport land released from aviation use into an enlarged Airport Park, which will at that point become Santa Monica’s second largest park.  Mr Rios will be speaking about his

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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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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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Airport2Park goes to Tempelhof, Berlin

The historic Berlin Tempelhof Airport was the site of early flying demonstrations by Orville Wright in 1909 and the 1948 Berlin Airlift. Today it is now seeing new life as a beloved new park known as Tempelhofer Feld. This transformation was the result of a May 2014 referendum vote by residents of Berlin to restrict

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