Imagine going to school or living in a neighborhood where you almost never glimpse a tree or garden. Then imagine living in a community where there isn’t a welcoming outdoor place to exercise, socialize, or relax within a ten-minute walk of your home. 

These scenarios, sadly, are the...


It’s hard to convey just how unwelcoming—OK, grim—the schoolyard at Southwark School was before the new Community Schoolyards™ space was created earlier this year. The principal, Andrew Lukov, is not one for mincing words, however.