By Halley Griffin

Tacoma KOMO

The American Planning Association today named Point Defiance Park one of "10 Great Public Spaces for 2011," as part of its Great Places in America program.

Point Defiance was recognized for its "spectacular views," natural amenities and engaged citizens, and is included on the list with parks in Colorado, Indiana, Texas, Iowa, Minnesota, California, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin. More information on the other designees is available online...