by Nate Ward
on Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 at 2:00pm.
The Petworth Playground at 8th and Taylor Streets is set for a $2 million renovation, much to the delight of neighborhood residents. Councilmember Todd was able to secure the money in his fiscal year 2018 budget.
A community meeting has been scheduled to talk more about this process on Thursday, December 7th. The event will be at the Raymond Recreation Center located at 3725 10th St. NW. The Department of Parks and Rec. and Department of General Services will be on hand to get the community ready for the process and to gather input from residents. Neighbors are encouraged to come out and share their vision for the playground.
The Petworth neighborhood is a hot community for real estate these days. There’s a fresh Safeway that opened in 2014 and from May through October, there’s the Petworth Farmer’s Market. Residents love that Piney Branch Park and Rock Creek Park are just a few blocks away.
Parents headed to this new playground can grab a coffee at Qualia Coffee, a wonderful local roasting coffee shop.
More on the playground can be found below on the flyer, at dpr.events, or by following Parks and Recreation on Twitter at @dcdpr.