Downtown Philly To Get a Skatepark Even Non Skaters Will Love

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Downtown Philly To Get a Skatepark Even Non Skaters Will Love Downtown Philly To Get a Skatepark Even Non Skaters Will Love
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Downtown Philly To Get a Skatepark Even Non Skaters Will Love

by Alessandra Rizzotti

April 5, 2013

In the 1990s, Philadelphia’s Love Park was an international destination for skateboarders. In a way, the park gave the city its identity. Neighborhood residents felt safe at night with the constant activity in the park, business people ate lunch there, and parents were happy that their kids had found a safe recreational spot in which to socialize and exercise. ESPN’s X Games extreme sports tournament even made Philadelphia its home for two years because of the park.

 

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