A multitude of factors contribute in making a sustainable type of park in urban or semi-urban areas. The present study undertakes the role of social, economic and environmental factors in designing and maintaining parks in cities. Getting time for oneself and that too in natural surroundings is like a breeze of fresh air amidst the hustle and bustle of a city life. It shapes human psychology and contributes to one’s well-being. An appropriate park can be a very beneficial tool for human relaxation, entertainment and health. This study suggests that while designing or reviving a park in a city; social, economic and environmental factors are quintessential consideration points for proper development of parks. This study also puts forward recommendation and guidelines for enhancement of quality of parks and maintaining long term viability of parks in a city.
Keywords : Parks, sustainability, social, economic, environmental, urban.