Author Archives: Robert Caston

Robert Caston
Robert Caston oversees Content Marketing for The Park Catalog. Robert earned a degree in journalism and worked as a reporter for several newspapers. He is a connoisseur of fresh air and loves photographing nature whether he’s hanging out in a national park or a park down the street. With a passion for the outdoors, he is a strong advocate of green spaces and getting people out of the house. His favorite parks are the spectacular Grand Teton National Park in northwest Wyoming and the incredible Twin Rivers Park in Stuart, Fla.

Bicycle Lockers Added To Prominent Office Building As Welcome Amenity For Cycling Commuters

bike lockers

Bicycle lockers, bike rooms and indoor bicycle storage are becoming very popular features that more and more office buildings are promoting to lure tenants. For example, Layton Construction in Tennessee recently installed four bicycle lockers from The Park and Facilities Catalog in a bike room in a large office building in downtown Nashville. The skyscraper offers a complete bike room ... Read More »

How Adding Park Benches, Plants And A Few Amenities To A Vacant Lot Increases Home Values

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There’s a movement going on in urban and suburban areas to bring parks closer to residents, improve unsightly abandoned lots and help people socialize. They are called “Pocket Parks.” The concept is a simple one and so is the process to build one. All it takes is some dedicated citizens, assistance from the local parks and recreation department, donors and ... Read More »

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