City celebrates 100th playground rebuild of 2014

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago's Hyde Park community celebrated the completion of the city's 100th playground of 2014 on Sunday.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and other neighborhood leaders cut the ribbon at Sycamore Playlot Park at 51st and Greenwood.

Over the past two years 150 playgrounds have been rehabbed or rebuilt under the city's "Chicago Plays!" renovation program. Over a five-year period, the Chicago Park District plans to rebuild, repair and/or refurbish 325 playgrounds in communities across the city.


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