In 2012, an artist in London created an interactive "invisible fence" that passersby couldn't resist. Check out the City Lab article Parks Weren't Always for Everybody for the history behind the article's title, disappearing park…Continue
Added by Cynthia Gentry on February 7, 2018 at 3:00pm — No Comments
I love the idea of play being everywhere, not just at the playground. When I was a kid (oh,…Continue
Added by Cynthia Gentry on August 16, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments
This is not an ordinary slide you see before you. This is the slide that three-year-old me slid down on the way to buy shoes. It was magic. The anticipation of arriving at the store that you entered via a slide is so vivid and alive that it is as if it happened yesterday, instead of (gulp) 59 years ago. This piece of magical history still exists in Towson,…Continue
Added by Cynthia Gentry on March 4, 2016 at 10:19pm — No Comments
Seven years ago we made this video for the City of Atlanta's entry into the national competition with KaBOOM!, the playground non-profit organization. Not only did we come in first place, but, more importantly, we continue to focus on creating play opportunities for the children of Atlanta.
Recently, Atlanta became one of only a handful of cities to…Continue
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Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed has announced “The City of Atlanta is extremely proud to be named ‘Playful City USA’ for the fifth consecutive year. Atlanta will continue to lead the way in offering physical alternatives and recreational activities for improving the lives of our children. Creating…Continue
Added by Cynthia Gentry on October 5, 2011 at 7:39am — No Comments
At work and in a hurry to get to another floor, but don't want to wait for the elevator?
At work, bored out of your mind, and want a non-caffeinated jolt?
Try the office slide. Works every time!
The office slide?
It's not just kids who need play during their "work day." This slide is at the Google Engineering Hub in Zurich. The…Continue
Added by Cynthia Gentry on February 18, 2011 at 5:44pm — No Comments
CITY OF ATLANTA…Continue
Added by Cynthia Gentry on August 31, 2010 at 6:00pm — No Comments
What can I say? You've got to love a playful child. (My friend Jason Russell's son Gavin)
Added by Cynthia Gentry on June 14, 2010 at 7:30am — No Comments