Category Archives: Park Projects

Elm Playlot

More soft play

Elm Playlot is a ½ acre park in the middle of the Iron Triangle neighborhood. Before being adopted by Pogo Park as its pilot project, Elm Playlot was, in the words of residents, “dirty, dull and dangerous.” In 2008, the City of Richmond replaced the park’s aging play equipment with new, pre-fabricated play equipment bought from a catalogue, only to have it vandalized within a week. To break this cycle, Continue reading

Harbour-8 Park

Harbour-8 Park illustrative

Pogo Park partnered with The Trust for Public Land to design and build a children’s play area, a community garden, bio-swale and plant trees on a two block section of the Richmond Greenway named Harbour-8 Park. Pogo Park provides staffing and free programming for children at Harbour-8 Park from Monday-Friday, 12 noon to dark.  Continue reading