Community Parks Need A Cleaning—And Money

 

Tom Gralish | Inquirer

  • Only weeks after the opening of Sister Cities Park in Logan Square, it’s easy for many to forget the sorry state of the city’s established community spaces. In her Inquirer piece, Miriam Hill shows how the remedy lies beyond a debate over private and public funding, seeing as park maintenance does not so readily excite philanthropy and City Hall must prioritize in troubled times.
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Stephen Currall recently received his BA in history from Arcadia University. Before beginning doctoral studies, he is pursuing his interest in local history, specifically just how Philadelphians engage their vibrant past. Besides skimming through 18th century letters, Steve is also interested in music and travel.



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