Bronx, NY USA
The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation designed and installed a printing press-themed PlayBooster® playstructure to pay tribute to three pioneers in the printing field. All three men--Colonel Richard Morris Hoe, Johann Gutenburg and Aldo Manuzio--have had Bronx streets named in their honor. Kids ages 5 to 12 can tackle the concrete climbing blocks that look like rolls of paper. Or they can access this playable art event via the climbing ledge that eventually joins the sweeping curves of the roofs to look like paper traveling through the printer. Additional accents mimic the press’s cylinders. It only makes sense that a lettered panel offering spelling games is included in this kid-friendly homage to history.
- Age Ranges
- 5 to 12 years
- Design Standards
- June 2006
- Design/CAD Files
- Min Area Required
48' x 47' (14,63 m x 14,33 m)
- Max Fall Height
48" (1,22 m)
- Project Price Range
Pricing for custom playground equipment varies. For international and exact pricing, please contact your local playground consultant.
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- About Color
Color is an important decision, and our playgrounds are available in many color options. Use our carefully curated palettes or work with our design team to create your own color combination. Contact your local playground consultant to learn more.
We offer the widest range of park and playground equipment to promote healthy lifestyles, encourage skill-building and create unique outdoor experiences. From our playsystems and freestanding playground components to themed designs, site furnishings and more, we’ll help you create a recreation space that welcomes your whole community.
Play Systems featured in this Playground
Ages 5 to 12 Years
The PlayBooster® playground structure, the original post-and-clamp system, combines exciting ground-level components with climbing events and overhead activities for kids ages 5 to 12. The PlayBooster family includes the interconnected cables of Netplex®, the contemporary Vibe®, the nature-inspired Tree House and the double-decker PlayOdyssey® Tower.
Play Styles featured in this Playground
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Playground consultant for this project
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