Green vision for concrete schoolyard

Memphis Street Academy schoolyard, located at Ann and Memphis streets, in its current condition. MELISSA KOMAR / STAR PHOTOOur charrette event was featured on STAR Community Newsweekly on April 1, 2015, written by Melissa Komar

“School ap­peared to be in ses­sion last Thursday even­ing as com­munity mem­bers of all ages used maps, Post-it notes, scis­sors, Sharpie mark­ers and tape to en­vi­sion the fu­ture of the school­yard at Mem­ph­is Street Academy, 2950 Mem­ph­is St.

Four tables of about 30 Mem­ph­is Street Academy stu­dents and teach­ers and Port Rich­mond res­id­ents, led by Temple Uni­versity stu­dent fa­cil­it­at­ors, col­lab­or­ated on the re­design activ­ity, which fo­cused on in­cor­por­at­ing re­cre­ation­al space and green storm­wa­ter in­fra­struc­ture….”

Read the full story here

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