Franklin’s Paine Skatepark Fund

(Elected officials join Josh Nims, crouching at left, in the ceremonial groundbreaking -- using skateboards as shovels -- for a new skate park.  Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Ground Broken For Skateboarding Park Near Ben Franklin Parkway

“Skateboarding is an art form, a way of life, and a very important part of Philadelphia’s culture and creative economy,” says Claire Laver, executive director of Franklin’s Paine Skatepark Fund.


(Credit: AP Photo/Valentina Petrova)

Franklin’s Paine Skatepark Fund Closes In On Their Goal

New energy returns to a proposed skatepark along the Schuylkill River Banks