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On October 28, 2005, more than 100 volunteers joined the Trust for Public Land (TPL) to help rebuild El Club del Barrio Peace Playground in Newark, New Jersey. Volunteers assembled and installed pl ...

With critical private support, Trust for Public Land (TPL) has leveraged public participation to successfully create this new playground at Maple Avenue School. This was the first of the Parks for ...

This two-acre site is TPL's largest playground to date. It was completed through a partnership with the school's staff, students, and representatives from the Community Agencies Corporation ...

TPL is raising funds to develop Nat Turner Park, which will be Newark's largest city-owned park. Understanding the importance of open space for city residents, TPL continues to renovate, build ...

Completed in 2003, this two-acre park includes a track, basketball court, grass playing field, swings and play equipment that is available to students and the community. Parks for People Program ...

With critical private support, Trust for Public Land (TPL) has leveraged public participation to successfully create this new 8,500 square-foot playground at Spencer School. It is utilized by the 1 ...

In addition to offering a beautiful play area complete with outdoor classroom space and a jungle gym, TPL helped create the Brown Academy Playground that boasts a large grassy field for active recr ...

The New Jersey DOT funds several local aid programs that are aimed at helping local governments provide more transportation choice, particularly for active travel through bicycling and walking. The ...

Lakewood Township in New Jersey is committed to giving its citizens - especially children - places to be active right in their neighborhoods. Over the last several years, the Township has built 16 ...

Background: A need for safe play spacesMildred Helms Park, in Newark’s predominantly African-American and Latino South Ward, lacks playground equipment and suffers from the common urban blight of ...

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