American Playgrounds: Revitalizing Community Space.

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Appraises successful innovative playgrounds designed by notable landscape architects and proposes ideas that blend excellent design principles, innovative planning, and affordability to create a vision for the future of the playground in America. A discussion of the history of the last 100 years of playground design is followed by case studies illustrating enlightened patronage, successful design strategies, variations on the traditional playground model, and the author's propose remedies for legal, site, affordability, and cultural issues surrounding playground design.
Solomon, Susan
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