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Top 10 U.S. Cities For Public Parks

For the first time in more than 100 years, the growth in America's cities is outpacing the growth in its suburbs.  According to the 2011 estimates of the U.S. Census Bureau, between July 2010 and July 2011, city centers grew faster than their surrounding suburbs in 53% of the nation's largest housing markets.  Compare this to just 9.8% during the 10 years prior. Cities now compete with suburbs on a number of fronts including job availability, housing costs, and access to amenities, a category which includes proximity to public parks. Parks are important to a city. Studies prove that parks help…
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