The Parrish Community Park

Here's how a group of hard-working neighbors in Philadelphia created "The Fastest Park in the East," otherwise known as Parrish Community Park.

066 parish community park - lot work begins
With the addition of topsoil and wood chips, rough grading work began at the park.
066 parish community park - finished park
After 15 days of work, Parrish Community Park was in use. 
066 parish community park - vacant lot
This vacant overgrown lot, purchased from the city of Philadelphia for $1.00 under the urban homesteading program, became the site of the Parrish Community Park.

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