2013 Great Places in America: Public Spaces – Norman B. Leventhal Park, Boston, Massachusetts • The park features a wide variety of flora, including a rare specimen of tree from Harvard's Arnold Arboretum. Photo by Flickr user Jonathan Hinkle (hynkle) (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0). http://www.planning.org/greatplaces
2013 Great Places in America: Streets – West Beverley Street, Staunton, Virginia • Street fairs along West Beverley attract large crowds of residents and tourists alike. Photo courtesy Staunton Downtown Development Association. http://www.planning.org/greatplaces
2012 Great Places in America: Neighborhoods - Cooper-Young, Memphis, Tennessee. As businesses started fleeing downtown for the malls, Cooper-Young's commercial corridor had high vacancy rates, but the neighborhood's historic architecture, affordable housing, and safety started attracting tenants and residents, turning it into one of the most popular areas in Memphis. Photo courtesy Josh Whitehead.
2010 Great Places in America: Streets-Wydown Boulevard, Clayton, Missouri. The street's origins date back to the early 1900s when wealthy St. Louis businessmen sought to escape urban congestion. Known as much for its scenery and attractiveness for walking, jogging, and biking as its dignified historic neighborhoods, Wydown Boulevard serves both public and private users equally well.
2013 Great Places in America: Neighborhoods – Downtown Norwich, Norwich, Connecticut • Downtown Norwich overlooks picturesque Norwich Harbor, which has become a world-class marina. Photo courtesy Keith Ripley. http://www.planning.org/greatplaces