The Benefits Of Changing From A National Monument To A National Park

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There is a new trend taking place in the National Park Service of renaming some protected areas that are designated as a “Monument” to the more prestigious title of “National Park.” This may seem like a minor case of semantics. But the economic implications are major. Two parks have recently received the “national park” designation. That would be Indiana Dunes ... Read More »

Vertical Bike Racks Added As Part of Amenities For New Luxury Apartment Complex

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To illustrate the importance of Vertical Bike Racks and indoor bicycle storage as a new trend in multi-family housing, just look at a luxury apartment complex in downtown Los Angeles. The building has incredible architecture, floor to ceiling rooms with amazing views and a long list of amenities. Those amenities include a sun deck, lap pool, fitness center, cycling room, ... Read More »

Commercial Park Benches – Exciting New Options For Landscape Architects, Designers And Facility Managers

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Commercial Park Benches are pushing new boundaries when it comes to innovative designs for outdoor environments. Now might be a good time for landscape architects, designers and facility managers to take a look at some of the options available to them. Let’s start with design. A park bench doesn’t have to look like an old-fashioned park bench. One example of ... Read More »

Bike Repair Station Added To Brooklyn Public Library To Help Cyclists And Encourage Alternative Transportation

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The Brooklyn Public Library in New York went a step further for their patrons when they added a brand-new Bike Repair Station to their facility. What a great amenity! And an amenity that serves several purposes. “The library staff is super excited about our new bike repair stand,” said Margaret Day, adult librarian, at the Mill Basin Branch. “It’s a ... Read More »

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