Parks and Open Space

Parks and green space are a vital component to a livable neighborhood. Through our work with ioby and Innovate Memphis, we have had the opportunity to test out new processes for planning and making park improvements, from small-scale tactical projects to master planning for neighborhood parks. 

A Citizen's Guide to Improving Your Park

BLDG Memphis, in partnership with the City of Memphis Division of Parks and Neighborhoods, has developed this in-depth guide to how you can engage in making your neighborhood park better. From planting flowers, to constructing furnishings and even developing a plan for your park's future, this guide will help residents navigate the process, organizations, and options for improving neighborhood parks across the city. Download A Citizen's Guide to Improving Your Park and get started making your great idea a reality now!

Memphis Parks Advocacy

BLDG Memphis has been working alongside other parks advocates, conservancies, and engaged residents from around the city in developing a city-wide organization to advocate for more investment and better planning for our city's treasured public open spaces. This work is being led by Innovate Memphis and the Hyde Family Foundations - click here to learn more about the project and get involved!

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