HIGHLAND PARK – Last year saw the opening of York Park, the site of a former gas station now packed with slides, outdoor musical equipment, restrooms, amphitheater, exercise equipment, walking paths, tables and chairs and a large canopy. But where are the swings? That’s what some parents are asking about the classic piece of playground equipment, according to an EGP story about the park’s one-year anniversary.
The design of the $3 million park is based on a series of public meetings and a vote on what should be included. “We voted on the swings, we definitely wanted swings in this small park,” community activist Yolanda Nogueira told EGP.
Is it too late to squeeze in some swings into the park at York Boulevard and Avenue 50?
Councilman Jose Huizar was open to changes and new ideas but said we would have “figure out where the money would come from.”
Read more at EGP News.
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