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Two major park revitalization projects moving forward in South Philly

Back in December ground was broken for the revitalization of Ralph Brooks Tot Lot at 20th and Tasker. That revitalization project expanded from just fixing pieces of Ralph Brooks Park to a full-on revitalization project, expected to be completed by August.

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In addition to the work being finished up at Ralph Brooks Park, Smith Playground at 24th and Jackson is also being slated for a revitalization by the same people behind the Ralph Brooks Park project.

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What's Happening in:  Point Breeze 

Shovels officially in the dirt at the Ralph Brooks Tot Lot

The groundbreaking for the new tot lot at Ralph Brooks Park finally took place yesterday afternoon at 20th and Tasker Street.

The event had been rescheduled multiple times due to inclement weather. While yesterday’s climate might have been a tad dreary, the future for the playground as a multi-generational social gathering space is brighter than ever.¬† Continue Reading →

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What's Happening in:  Point Breeze 

$170k raised to rebuild Ralph Brooks Tot Lot at 20th and Tasker

The Ralph Brooks basketball court at 20th and Tasker streets got a big boost over the weekend with a fundraiser at Union Transfer that raised $170,000 to turn crumbling slice of asphalt into an active oasis.

Image of some minor work at the playground comes from Urban Roots' Facebook page

Image of some minor work at the playground in December comes from Urban Roots’ Facebook page

CBS3 reports that the Make the World Better Foundation, started by Eagles linebacker Connor Barwin, took up the cause and partnered with R5 Productions to help the kickstart the plan by youth organization Urban Roots. (For more on the concert, go here.)

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