Pop’s Playground Skatepark
This was a logo designed for the grand opening of the skatepark built in Philadelphia by a group of volunteers….
Pop’s Skatepark, a pint-size place built by volunteers who transformed a run-down block in Kensington into a magnet for youths and parents, attracted notice from community organizations. Similar parks are now planned for weedy playground lots in Southwest and West Philadelphia.
“Pop’s Playground was a recreation space that was kind of forgotten about, kind of neglected, and people came together and they put their sweat equity to it,” said Paulette Adams, an outreach coordinator for the People’s Emergency Center, a group hoping to bring skate space to the Mantua section of the city. “It became a totally different feel, and now it’s a strong community base right there.”