Bringing Nature into Neighborhoods

Great cities have great parks. As cities grow, residents of the 21st Century deserve great public parks in or near their neighborhoods, providing accessible recreation, contemplation, and an enhanced quality of life. Rooted in Louisville’s century-old legacy of parklands designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, our approach reflects a passion for Louisville’s parks that includes a respect for both people and nature, an insistence on publicly-accessible lands, and a belief in accountable management.

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The Parklands of Floyds Fork Project

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The Parklands of Floyds Fork is a systemic, world-class addition to Louisville’s parks system that includes four major parks linked by a park drive, a world-class urban trail system and a remarkable water trail, all tracing Floyds Fork, a classic … Continue reading

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Fundraising Luncheon with ESPN College Football Analyst Kirk Herbstreit Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Ellen Doolittle 21st Century Parks edoolittle@21cparks.org 502.584.0350 ESPN College Football Analyst Kirk Herbstreit to speak at Luncheon Benefiting The Parklands of Floyds Fork Louisville, KY (June 17, 2013)- The Parklands of Floyds fork is hosting a … Continue reading

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PARKLANDS BOOK WINS TWO NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  For more information, contact: Ellen Doolittle, Communications Director The Parklands of Floyds Fork 21st Century Parks 502-584-0350 edoolittle@21cparks.org PARKLANDS BOOK WINS TWO NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS A LANDSCAPE AND ITS LEGACY: The Parklands of Floyds Fork, edited by … Continue reading

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Parks project reaches $120 million fund-raising goal- Business First

By John R. Karman III, Business First Reporter The news that 21st Century Parks Inc. has raised the $120 million necessary for development of The Parklands of Floyds Fork is good not only for lovers of the great outdoors, but also for … Continue reading

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