It’s Time For A (Green) Intervention Of Chicago’s Vacant Lots

Vacant Lot Green Space
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Vacant Lot Green Space
WBEZ

It’s Time For A (Green) Intervention Of Chicago’s Vacant Lots

A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that converting vacant lots into green spaces improved the mental health of residents.

Linda Poon of City Lab joins the Morning Shift for more on the effect of green spaces on health and urban crime. She also tells explains what residents can do to boost green spaces in their communities.

GUEST: Linda Poon, assistant editor at CityLab

LEARN MORE: The Healing Potential of Turning Vacant Lots Green (CityLab, 7/30/18)

What You Should Grow In A Vacant Lot (CityLab 2/7/18)