“Surfacing guidelines? We don’t need no stinkin’ surfacing guidelines”

Helen Levitt, New York, c. 1940

Image and caption submitted by reader Peter Hoh…thanks Peter! [original source]

5 Responses to ““Surfacing guidelines? We don’t need no stinkin’ surfacing guidelines””

  1. PuppyLovePrincess said:

    this makes me smile. what adventurous little monkey-kidlets 🙂

    August 08, 2011 at 2:30 am

  2. Garden Accessories said:

    great picture!

    it amazes me that some organisations are now starting to throw the safety guidelines out the window and build 'danger' grounds –

    there is one close to me in Melbourne called CERES. The following sketch is a tad lame in terms of what is actually on the ground – http://ceres.org.au/cerescontent/images/childrensHabitat.jpg

    July 24, 2011 at 8:38 am

  3. dan said:

    everything is a play structure for a child =)

    I just saw these playground pics from another era on one of the blogs I read:


    July 22, 2011 at 5:58 am

  4. Alicia said:

    Yikes! I'm all for nostalgia but as a parent, I do not want to go back quite to that extreme! 🙂

    July 20, 2011 at 4:47 pm

  5. clg said:

    just published on nyt…


    interesting take on the safety of playgrounds.

    July 20, 2011 at 12:54 am

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