The Magical Harps are a series of accessible, permanent, outdoor interactive play sculptures. Played by moving, or dancing through the sculptures virtual “strings”, Lewin’s Harps create depth and tone that compliments accessible public activity and random or organized play.
Magical Bridge Playground is the nation’s most innovative-inclusive playground, designed and built for visitors of all abilities. Designed to be a socially inclusive playground for children of varying physical and cognitive abilities, the Magical Bridge addresses the unique play needs of the many kinds of children in the community, creating awareness that today’s park designs are overlooking so many: the growing autistic population, visually and hearing impaired, physically limited and even our aging community. Project Location
This inclusive playground was created as part of a wish from Ashaun, a 7-year-old Aurora resident who lives near Red-tailed Hawk Park. The Make-a-Wish Foundation contacted city of Aurora staff in the fall of 2017 explaining that this young man and his family would love to see a fully-accessible playground at the park because his favorite thing to do is to be with other kids who are laughing and playing. Red-tailed Park, in Aurora Colorado.
The Magical Bridge Playground is a world-renowned concept developed first in Palo Alto and will soon debut in Redwood City. Designed to be socially inclusive for children and adults of varying physical and cognitive abilities, Magical Bridge Redwood City aims to go beyond typical playground designs, which often inadvertently overlook the growing autistic population, cognitively challenged, visually and hearing impaired, physically limited and the aging population. The Magical Bridge Foundation will collaborate with Redwood City on its second location due to its progressive parks and recreation program, financial generosity, and diverse community.
The City Council approved a partnership with the Magical Bridge Foundation to build an innovative and inclusive playground to open at Red Morton Park in late 2020.
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