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Product: Custom Playground Equipment
Manufacturer: Little Tikes Commercial
Chicago’s Jesse Owens Park, designed by Chicago-based Hitchcock Design Group, features an Olympic stadium theme, including custom Little Tikes Commercial play structures. Using Olympic colors — red, blue, black, yellow, and green — the playground includes a preschooler area with a tot-size ticket booth, double slide, and climber, while older kids have a separate area with sports-themed equipment, including climb-through rings.

[Reader Service: January 2010 #211]