The University News • April 29, 2020 • https://unewsonline.com/2020/04/more-than-a-swing-set/
More Than a Swing Set
Jack Connaghan and Lourdes Hindi
When the word park is mentioned, an image of a biking trail, playground set and picnic table pops into people’s heads. Although a park is a place where children can run loose and enjoy their youth, where teens can hike and bike to keep their fitness at its best and where adults can walk hand in hand while admiring the beauty of nature and people watching, a park can be so much more. In St. Louis, there are many parks that showcase influential and valuable buildings and sites relative to the history of the city. Below you will find a few of the historic locations that can be found around the St. Louis area. Consider looking deeper into your surroundings the next time you walk through a park.