Friday, July 28, 2017

Tip Top Playground

Needs a lot of work

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Tip Top playground borders Fishtown at Front and Allen Street. It has a tennis court. (It's really a hockey rink but it was used to teach some children how to play tennis.) There's room enough to have two courts side by side. (I got the impression that folks want to keep the hockey rink, however, there may be room for a tennis court.)  A swim club is nearby.  It needs a lot of work.
Tip Top is in an uncongested residential location also next to Hope St. The children's playground is shaded by trees with well placed benches. A garden area would lend new appeal.

There's a lot  of open ground to be designed. It needs a lot of work.  It could work. Friends of...

Across the street a different battle.

words and pictures by roman blazic_all rights reserved

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for writing this story about Tip Top because this is an untapped area that could offer so much to Fishtown and Northern Liberties. I hope someone uses the Penn Treaty Special Service District money or the money Mayor Kenney is spending on fixing up parks and playgrounds. Friends of Tip Top needed very badly to get this started. With all that space they could add so much more.