Mostly vintage (up through 1980s) New York.

5th June 2013

Photo reblogged from Retro New York with 57 notes

retronewyork:

New York City Playground - May 1966 by KDavidClark on Flickr.

retronewyork:

New York City Playground - May 1966 by KDavidClark on Flickr.

Tagged: 1960snew york cityplaygroundk. david clark

19th August 2012

Photo with 40 notes

W. 67th St. “adventure playground,” 1966, designed by architect Richard Dattner.

More on historic NYC playground design here.  Long but worth the read.

Interestingly, it is now illegal in NYC for an adult to even be in a playground without a child.  In the article above, Dattner himself admitted feeling uncomfortable walking into one of his own creations, for fear of arrest.

W. 67th St. “adventure playground,” 1966, designed by architect Richard Dattner.

More on historic NYC playground design here. Long but worth the read.

Interestingly, it is now illegal in NYC for an adult to even be in a playground without a child. In the article above, Dattner himself admitted feeling uncomfortable walking into one of his own creations, for fear of arrest.

Tagged: playgroundupper west sidenew yorkrichard dattner1960s

11th April 2011

Photo reblogged from First Time User with 532 notes

dharmabum71:
1938 - Playground near Williamsburg Bridge by Walter Rosenblum

dharmabum71:

1938 - Playground near Williamsburg Bridge by Walter Rosenblum

Tagged: 1930sbrooklynplaygroundvintage new yorkold new york

Source: dharmabum71