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New community playground in Northwest Park in Mt. Washington was two years in the making

New community playground in Northwest Park in Mt. Washington was two years in the making

Residents of Mt. Washington officially opened a new playground, designed for children of all ages, under the first sunshine in a week. City Councilwoman Rochelle "Rikki" Spector cut the ribbon with a pair of giant, red scissors. Then the children who would use the park, at North West Park on West Rogers Avenue, snipped another section of ribbon.

The leaf-green and sunshine-yellow slides and towers rest on a spongy rubber surface. A bright-blue sail shades the toddler-sized tower. There are swings in two sizes, a climbing rope, platforms to climb on to enjoy the bucolic views and benches for sitting and enjoying the children at play.

The park was built for children of...

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