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Red Morton Old Playground photo by www.paymonhome.comRed Morton Park Westside Renovation Project

Red Morton Park is located in central Redwood City and bordered by Valota Road, Madison Avenue, and Vera Street. The park contains sports fields, playgrounds, and several buildings. The project area includes the playground and parking lot near Valota Road, the parking lot near the CAB, pathways, signage throughout the park for pedestrians and bicyclists, and sports field viewing areas. The project also includes improvements to the main pedestrian entrance to the park from Valota Road and street crossings surrounding the park.

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MB_SwayBoatMagical Bridge Playground

The Magical Bridge Playground is a world-renowned concept developed first in Palo Alto and will soon debut in Redwood City. Designed to be socially inclusive for children and adults of varying physical and cognitive abilities, Magical Bridge Redwood City aims to go beyond typical playground designs, which often inadvertently overlook the growing autistic population, cognitively challenged, visually and hearing impaired, physically limited and the aging population.The Magical Bridge Foundation will collaborate with Redwood City on its second location due to its progressive parks and recreation program, financial generosity, and diverse community.

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linden parkLinden Park

In April 2014, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) informed the City the need to modify the SFPUC engineering standards and land use policies for their entire right-of-way. Though the City had nearly completed the 65% construction drawings at the time, the project could not move forward based on their direction and the uncertain change of requirements. Since the park is not on City land, the City was required to comply with the SFPUC requirements, process, and approvals. Several months later, SFPUC completed their study and have allowed the City to move forward with the project using their revised engineering standards and recreational use policies.

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veterans_center_reimagineVeterans Memorial
Senior Center
(Joint Project w/ the YMCA of Silicon Valley)

Modernizing the Redwood City Veterans Memorial Senior Center and YMCA, whether by rebuild or renovation, is a long-planned project that will enhance the community’s fitness, wellness, and recreational resources. Redwood City’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services has completed studies that show the buildings are at maximum capacity and in need of major repairs and accessibility upgrades. 

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