New York has long been the site of experimentation for urban living, and today it continues to shape perceptions of how people experience city life. City Walk examines New York's past and present -- from the Jane Jacobs architectural walking tour to the Highline, a linear park in Chelsea, to the Great Saunter, a walk circumambulating Manhattan, New Yorkers continue to define and re-define what it means to be an urban dweller.
On this stroll with therapist Clay Cockrell, we learn about his unique approach to Walk and Talk Therapy. Cockrell has found that walking sessions help some of his patients to open up more as they feel the benefits of being physically active.
This episode features Ocean View Gardens in West L.A.; city hill walks in San Francisco; Walk & Talk Therapy in Central Park; transportation and urban development in Las Vegas; a visit with animator Bill Plympton; and the MoonWalk in New York City.
City Walk heads into the hustle and bustle of Manhattan to journey through the most visited urban park in the United States: Central Park.
Episode 5 of City Walk explores the hidden shorelines of Manhattan and travels high into the Rocky Mountains with stops in Denver, Portland and Washington DC as communities across America rediscover their sidewalks and trails.
A busy New York street corner, a case study of the perfect walkable neighborhood, filmed in 1901 by the Thomas Edison Company.
"Walk and Talk Therapy" founder Clay Cockrell uses New York's Central Park as his office and holds patient sessions outdoors in the park all year round.
Playgrounds are no longer just for kids. Now, free workout stations have popped up at city parks in an effort against obesity. The NY Parks Department has set up a bunch of outdoor playgrounds that have the look and feel...
New York City is the poster child for cities looking to expand green space and transform former abandoned space into recreational areas.
Episode 3 of City Walk ventures back in time and across the continent as the walking revolution spreads from New York City parks to Portland's walkability to the rugged canyons and trails of Orange County. Featuring Maryland's Iverson Mall Walkers, an uncommon group of people who will line dance their way into your heart.
The premiere episode of City Walk shines a spotlight on the most exotic and exciting walks in America, and travels to cities across the country that are currently transforming themselves into more walkable communities. With stops in Pasadena, Washington D.C.,...
Join City Walk as they explore a historical architecture tour tracing the contributions of iconic journalist and urban activist Jane Jacobs.