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Full-Color Fun
The Crayola Experience in Easton, Pa.

Facility Profile - February 2014

When it came time to renovate this popular attraction, bright pops of color and creative programming were crucial.

Ensure Comfort at Your Sites

Problem Solver - August 2013

Seating can be located in a variety of places-near the parking area or entrance, along trails and sidewalks where people might sit to catch the view, and near areas like playgrounds, sports fields and skateparks, where patrons will want to watch the action. Be sure to place benches so they are easily accessible to people of all abilities.

Get Seating Where & When You Need It

Problem Solver - August 2013

What's more, even if you already have a grandstand in place, it might not provide enough seating if the crowds attending your event grow over time. You can use portable bleachers alongside existing seating to create additional places for fans and spectators to sit. This saves any costs associated with rebuilding and replacing your grandstand, and at the same time, you get the extra benefit of having seating that can easily be transported to any event and location.

Find an Accessible Grill

Problem Solver - August 2013

You can also find wheelchair-accessible campfire rings using the same ADA compliant swivel grate, built higher to raise the fire and cooking grate to required heights.

Find the Right Furnishings to Suit Your Site

Problem Solver - August 2013

When selecting furnishings, first think about your site and its uses. A formal park downtown will look better with classic lines and more elegant designs. A park site with an abundance of trees will look great with wood or recycled plastic furnishings. Play areas are dynamic spaces, and you can provide energy and an extra pop of color with furnishings coordinated to match.

Design for Living

Site Furnishings to Complement Your Context

Supplement Feature - April 2013

In our recovering economy, where municipal and private officials charged with maintaining and developing spaces such as parks and public gardens not only must offer attractive venues, but also keep a sharp eye on their budgets, how the space is furnished can often be the key element leading to financial stability and community satisfaction.


A Dream Realized
Bayard Taylor Elementary School in Philadelphia

Facility Profile - March 2013

A gift from a sports icon brought a new, well-loved playground and site improvements to a formerly drab school play yard.

Furnish Your Site

Problem Solver - August 2012

Place your benches along trails so visitors can rest and enjoy the view, near playgrounds so caretakers can keep an eye on their children, and next to sports fields to provide seating for spectators. Be sure to place the benches so people will be facing the action or the view.

Find the Right Seating Solutions

Problem Solver - August 2012

Smaller, towable units are available that can be moved around your venue's grounds. Or you can look at larger, licensable, highway-towable units that can be moved from one end of town to another to provide additional seating at a variety of events.

Prevent Vandalism at Your Park

Problem Solver - August 2012

Talk to the manufacturer of your site components about the durability of various materials. You want products that can stand up to some degree of vandalism, but also to the daily wear and tear, such as patrons standing and jumping on picnic tables and benches and so on.