On September 1, members of the Heart of the City Neighborhood Association joined KC Parks staff, and three generations of area residents for the official opening of a new playground in Dunbar Park, 36th Street & Oakley Ave.
The playground was part of an improvements package for 11 playgrounds in 11 different KC Parks.
Dunbar Park and six others have or will receive replacement playgrounds; new playgrounds will be placed in two other parks, and two additional parks will get playground expansions
Troost Park, Observation Park, North Hampton Park, Seven Oaks Park, Dunbar Park, Bent Tree Park, and Arno Park
Agnes Park and Little Blue Valley Park
Migliazzo Park and Garney Park
All the playgrounds are designed by Landworks Studios and built by Gunter Construction.