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Tussling Over Love Park Plan as City Council OKs Sale of Underground Garage Council president Darell Clarke is voicing opposition to a councilman's plan that would let skateboarders back in an area of the park once the makeover is finished.
Councilman Wants Renovated Love Park To Include a Skate ParkCouncilman Jim Kenney suggested that the renovation of Love Park include a section for skateboarders, who once flocked there from around the world.
Skaters Get New Place To Skateboard At Philly Park A project more than a decade in the works finally came to fruition Monday when city officials, organizers, and hundreds of residents cut the ribbon on Philadelphia's new skatepark.
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.