How to Make Friends with a Park

A version of this research first appeared on MIT’s CoLabRadio as: A modest Quest: How to Make Friends with a Park Part I, and Part II.

Getting to know a park is not easy. Initially you are very much on the outside, and the things you notice, are probably not the same things that mark the daily lives of its users. You are welcome to Meet Mary Jane Lee Park.

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On closer inspection, certain elements begin to stand out as more vital to the essence of a space than others – take a closer look to really see Mary Jane Lee Park.

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Mary Jane Lee Park continues to be explored at Salem Public Space Project 

Interview Participants and Neighborhood Map

Interview Participants and Neighborhood Map

Park Details

Park Details

Photos of Children at Play in mary Jane Lee ParkCredit: Pamela Joye

Photos of Children at Play in Mary Jane Lee Park
Credit: Pamela Joye

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