Tuesday, August 31, 2010
☞ SEE: Howard Bennett Courts in the WSJ
The Howard Bennett Playground, between 5th and Lenox Avenue on West 135th Street was featured in a Wall Street Journal short video on how various local tennis courts maintain their sites since the city lacks the resources in this area. The Riverside tennis courts have an association consisting of wealthier patrons that staff, upkeep and even provide gardening for the those courts. Harlem had a local youth tennis club activists securing funds for a new June 2011 renovation. Brooklyn, on the other hand, had a bunch of local enthusiast looking up self help videos on how to resurface tennis courts and did the work themselves.