Rumsey Playfield Landscape Restoration

Rumsey Playfield

Building upon reconstruction work in adjacent areas of the Park, restoration of the landscape immediately surrounding Rumsey Playfield included:

  • Reconstruction of existing paths and infrastructure, including restoration of existing stairs and the addition of handrails
  • Restoration of the plaza at the eastern entrance to Rumsey Playfield (which features the popular Mother Goose sculpture), including the replacement of existing pavement and benches
  • Restoration of lawn areas, including the addition of new landscape plantings, new irrigation infrastructure, and new turf

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Complete

Rumsey Playfield Rumsey Playfield Rumsey Path, Before

Left to right: Landscape and path surrounding Rumsey Playfield prior to restoration; path reconstruction; landscape and path surrounding Rumsey Playfield after restoration.

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