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Frisco Funtastic Fungrounds

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1990, Robert Leathers. Southeast corner of 8th Ave. and Pitkin St.

Robert Leathers, a prominent playground designer from Ithaca, New York, interviewed Frisco children before creating this huge wooden fantasy next to the elementary school. The stockade-like design, constructed by town volunteers, is unified by triangular towers atop a maze of wooden playground apparatus. Leathers has also created playgrounds for Denver, Idaho Springs, Manitou Springs, and Steamboat Springs.

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Author: 
Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "Frisco Funtastic Fungrounds", [Breckenridge, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-ST25.

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 465-465.

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