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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel plays with children in the newly renovated Jackie Robinson Park, following the ribbon cutting last week.

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel plays with children in the newly renovated Jackie Robinson Park, following the ribbon cutting last week.

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Washington Heights Playground Unveiled

For a child, the allure of a brightly colored playground touting with swings and sliding boards, is pretty much irresistible. Just ask the children who live in the Washington Heights community. They now are enjoying the newly renovated Jackie Robinson Park, which was unveiled last week during a recent ribbon cutting ceremony that included Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Park District Chief Administrative Officer Tanya Anthony, Ald. Carrie Austin and members of the Washington Heights community.