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New York Playgrounds of the 60s & 70s

A nostalgic collection of New York playgrounds that have disappeared. From Jacob Riis and all the way to Central Park, here’s is just a small glimpse back into how carefree the were for a child’s playplace.

sigurd lewerentz, S:ta Gertruds and S:t Knuts kapell, 1935-1943 by seier+seier, via Flickr

S:ta Gertruds and S:t Knuts kapell, östra kyrkogården, malmö, architect: sigurd lewerentz, detail of pillar. the lewerentz set.

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A nostalgic collection of New York playgrounds that have disappeared. From Jacob Riis and all the way to Central Park, here’s is just a small glimpse back into how carefree the were for a child’s playplace.

Cypress Hills Playground, Charles Forberg, Brooklyn NY, 1967 - Playscapes

Cypress Hills Playground_Charles Forberg Notable for being one of the playgrounds driven by MoMA’s advocacy for better design in play, overlapping art and play.

bluecote: play area, lewisham, london. 1972 brian yale

Hmmm, was this minimalist, concrete (ouch!) playground in London England really built to be actually played on by children, or just to look sculpturally cool?

Sculpture Center - Gabriel Sierra: Numbers in a Room. Untitled (o(op(ope(open)pen)en)n)

Gabriel Sierra - Untitled (o(op(ope(open)pen)en)n) Installation view; Numbers in a Room, SculptureCenter, MDF and burlap, dimensions variable, 2015