Four new parks in two months help futher Philly’s green initiative

    Consider this next you think the powers that be in Philadelphia are dragging their feet on a project.

    When Hawthorne Park opens in South Philadelphia next month, the city will have created four parks in two months in different sections of Philadelphia.
    A redesigned Sister Cities Park opened earlier this spring at Logan Square, followed by Lardner’s Point Park in Tacony. The Grays Ferry Crescent in Southwest Philly cropped up, too — 15 years after the city set aside a slice of green for itself when it sold nearby land.

    And in early July, South Philly will get Hawthorne Park.

    Our partners at PlanPhilly have details on the parks, which fit into larger trail networks and the city’s grand scheme to add green space.

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