Alabama park wins award for urban green space - chicagotribune.com

Alabama park wins award for urban green space - chicagotribune.com by Verna Gates

Dubbed Birmingham's living room, Railroad Park has drawn a diverse blend of people from the city to the suburbs since opening in 2010. Its evolution from an ugly wasteland into a beautiful, highly-used space also drew the attention of the Urban Land Institute, which is presenting its prestigious 2012 Urban Open Space Award to park and city officials.

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