There has been quite a bit of play-related progress at the Charles Sumner School recently that we are excited to share. But before getting into the details, mark your calendar for a Sumner School play space visioning session this Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 1 pm in the community room at Roslindale House. We are pleased to announce that this session will be led by representatives from the Boston Society of Architects, a recent (and welcome) addition to the Sumner design team we had assembled last year.
It’s been a while since our last update, but there was a whole lot going on behind the scenes all summer. Continue reading
Recently Roslindale Wants to Play welcomed the community to a design charrette to discuss improvements to the Sumner School’s rear walkway. Although we were competing with beautiful weather that we feared might divert our intended audience – play space enthusiasts – out to local playgrounds, we were delighted by the strong turnout, which included several Sumner School students. Continue reading
Roslindale Wants to Play is thrilled to publicly announce a project we have been working on for several months. We are partnering with the Charles Sumner School’s Parent Council to redesign the school’s rear walkway, which provides access to the school from Cummins Highway. We think this easy-to-overlook corridor has the potential to be a vibrant, fun, and educational space that better connects the Sumner School to the Roslindale community. Continue reading