WEST ROGERS PARK — The Chicago Park District plans to unveil two new playgrounds at Chippewa Park and Rogers Park, Ald. Debra Silverstein (50th) announced.
The neighborhood is set to get seven other new playgrounds by the end of the year.
But the new "state-of-the-art equipment" at Chippewa, 6758 N. Sacramento Ave., and Rogers, 7345 N. Washtenaw Ave., will be revealed at a ribbon-cutting ceremonies Tuesday, Silverstein said in an email to constituents.
The ceremony at Rogers begins at 3:15 p.m. and at Chippewa at 3:55 p.m.
Chicago Plays!, a program administered by Friends of the Parks, aims to renovate 50 of the city's 523 playgrounds this year. Within the next five years, it plans to renovate 300 playgrounds throughout the city.
In order to qualify for the program, a park to be renovated needed 50 signatures from area residents who would benefit from a new playground and a letter of support from the local alderman.
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