Groundbreaking ceremony held for JJ Byrne playground restoration

Residents and officials gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony at the JJ Byrne playground in Washington Park today.The playground will be getting a new look thanks

PARK SLOPE - Residents and officials gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony at the JJ Byrne playground in Washington Park today.

The playground will be getting a new look thanks to funding from local elected officials.

Officials say the new playground will feature equipment with a colonial period theme. The plan includes new swings, a water feature, new fencing, landscaping and will also be wheelchair accessible.

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