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Playgrounds

State of Play

New York City's only adventure playground is a beloved destination. But it's also a proposition to make room for free play across the city, from street to schoolyard.

Well-Placed

On the Up and Up

A joyful, accessible swing set promises a high-flying experience for people of many abilities. Can it also clear the bureaucratic hurdles that hamper exciting inclusive designs?

People Movers

For a Level Field

For an equal shot at competitive sports in New York City public high schools, students and teachers fight to untangle the knot of race and space.

City as Playground

Artist Julia Jacquette and writer James Trainor discuss Jacquette's graphic memoir, Playground of My Mind, digging into the sandbox of their memories and a critical chapter in the history of New York City's public spaces.