Playgrounds

Student Avery Anthony describes the schoolyard at William Cramp Elementary School in North Philadelphia like this: "Our site is plain ground. All we do is talk and run. It gets boring and there are no games."

The Trust for Public Land is helping... Read more

Around San Francisco Bay, land is scarce and costly. And people have opinions. 

The funding for a new playground at Sussex Avenue School has been secured, the Trust for Public Land and a Newark-based Jewish congregation announced recently.

In Brooklyn, kids are celebrating the opening of three more brand-new, custom-built playgrounds—the latest of more than 150 created for New York City public schools with... Read more

The final funds needed to turn a barren asphalt schoolyard in Newark's Central Ward into a state-of-the-art green playground have been secured, The Trust for Public Land and Congregation Ahavas Sholom announced... Read more

Now that Labor Day has come and gone, many parents have their hands full in the morning as they juggle getting ready for work and getting the kids off to school. And while their kids' schools mostly look the same as last spring, there are major differences... Read more

As part of Philadelphia's Green 2015 initiative, The Trust for Public Land's Parks for People program is involving the kids at William Dick Elementary School in the "greening" and redesign of their school's playground. The participatory design process... Read more

The Trust for Public Land is redeveloping the asphalt-covered William Dick Elementary Schoolyard, creating a new recreation space for the school and community that will help manage stormwater runoff. During the 2012 school year, our team met twice a week... Read more

There may be no other San Francisco neighborhood in as dire need of a well-designed park as the densely populated Tenderloin District.

A majority of families here live below the poverty line in cramped apartments and single-occupancy units. Without... Read more

Map of completed projects in New Jersey, updated 2012.

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