What Makes a Great Playground?

The People

Through their leadership in the field of play, the following people have contributed to this report.


Sheridan Bartlett
Children’s Environments Research Group
RD 4 Box 100
Putney, VT 05316
Tel. 802-387-4075
email: sheridan@sover.net

Jerry Ferguson
Department of Early Childhood Education
Pacific Oaks College, Pasadena

Beth Reeves Fortney
18 Meredith Circle
Salinas, CA 93906
email: erfortney@aol.com

Joe Frost
Department of Educational Administration
University of Texas, Austin

Roger Hart
Children’s Environments Research Group
The Graduate Center, City University of New York
33 W. 42nd Street, New York, NY
Tel 212-642-2970
email: rhart@email.gc.cuny.edu

Robin Moore
School of Design, North Carolina University
P.O. Box 7701
Raleigh, NC 27695
Tel. 919-737-2204
email: robin_moore@ncsu.edu

Professor Gary T. Moore, Ph.D.
Director, Children’s Environments Research and Design Group
School of Architecture and Urban Planning
University of Wisconsin
333 AUP Building
2131 East Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211

Park Officials

Greg Nesbitt
Freed Park
6818 Shaddy Villa
Houston, TX 77055
Tel. 713-682-5175


Darell Hammond
2213 M Street NW, suite 200
Washington, DC 20037
Tel. 202-659-0215
email: DarellHam@aol.com

Cynthia Whittington
Houston Adventure Play Association
3131 W. Alabama, Suite 523
P.O. Box 540681
Houston, TX 77254-0681
Tel. 713-522-8971


Steen Esbensen
Dept. of Urban Planning
University of Ottawa

Mark Francis
Dept. of Environmental Design, University of California
Davis CA 95616
Tel. 916-752-6031
email: mofrancis@ucdavis.edu

Susan Goltsman
Moore, Iacofano and Goltsman
800 Hearst
Berkeley, CA 94710
Tel. 510-845-7549

Robert Rothbard
Playground Consultant

Frank and Susan Rudloff
5131 SW 38 Place
Portland OR 90221
Tel 503-452-9618

Nathan Perkins, Department of Landscape Architecture
University of Guelph

Sharon Stine, Dept. of Landscape Architecture
California State Polytechnic University, Pomana

The People Behind Great Playgrounds was last modified: March 8th, 2012 by Project for Public Spaces
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