Urban Open Space: Donating Land or Looking at Privately Owned Open Spaces
April 22, 2013
We individuals can create urban open spaces by using some of the advantages in the tax laws to donate land to a qualified organization.
Neighbor Space Baltimore has aggregated the federal and state tax incentives (based on the state of Maryland’s taxing structure): http://www.neighborspacebaltimorecounty.org/Tax%20Considerations%20in%20Conveying%20Land.pdf
San Francisco has catalogued its privately owned open spaces, and created a map for it: http://sf.streetsblog.org/2009/01/20/unlocking-san-franciscos-privately-owned-public-open-spaces/