2010 Great Public Spaces Media Coverage

Charles W. Ireland Sculpture Garden • Birmingham, Alabama

"It's a space that can be meditative and a space that can be highly charged and social," said BMA Executive Director Gail Andrews on Tuesday. "To be recognized nationally is very meaningful for us."

The Birmingham News: AL.com

Swampland.com Blog

Birmingham Weekly

Plaza Real • Boca Raton, Florida

"We're honored to be recognized by the APA as a Great Public Space," said Mayor Susan Whelchel. "Plaza Real is one of the jewels of Boca Raton and an enduring example of how the public and the private sectors can partner to create and sustain remarkable places."

Downtown Boca

News Blaze

Kansas City Star

Bradenton Herald

Miami Herald

Boca Raton Tribune

Miami Herald

Florida Trend

Fountain Square • Bowling Green, Kentucky

"Once again Bowling Green is in the national spotlight for the great things going on in our community," said Bowling Green Mayor Elaine Walker.

Bowling Green Daily News



The Emerald Necklace • Boston, Massachusetts


Boston Homes

Brookline Tab


Campus Martius Park • Detroit, Michigan


Bryant Park • New York, New York

Bryant Park Blog

Rittenhouse Square • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia Inquirer

Main Plaza • San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro, County Judge Nelson Wolff and former Mayor Phil Hardberger were on hand Thursday in the plaza to help celebrate the award.

San Antonio Express

Percival Landing Boardwalk • Olympia, Washington

Puget Sound Business Journal

The News Tribune