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Our Projects

MTWB works with communities to plan and implement urban revitalization projects with a focus on youth engagement, stewardship building, green infrastructure and public art. We believe that community-based revitalization projects have a unique ability to strengthen neighborhoods and supporting local leadership is the key to any successful park redevelopment project.

Vare Recreation Center

Vare Recreation Center is MTWB’s fourth and largest park project to date. Located at 26th and Morris Streets in the Grays Ferry neighborhood of South Philly, the current site includes a pool, basketball courts, playing fields, play space and is home to the community’s beloved gymnastics and football teams.  MTWB’s community engagement, design activities and...

Waterloo Playground

  Waterloo Playground Renovation – Contractor Bidding Bid Package for Waterloo Playground Renovation The Bid Drawings and Specifications can be downloaded HERE. Notice to the Bidders: Waterloo Playground Renovation Project- Addendum 1 is available here for download. Waterloo Playground Renovation Project- Addendum 2 is available here for download Waterloo Renovation Project-  Bid Results   In...

Smith Playground

Smith Playground is MTWB’s second park revitalization project that garnered the momentum generated through the Ralph Brooks Park Revitalization Project. Smith Playground comprises nearly 8-acres at 24th and Snyder Streets in South Philadelphia. Phase 1 of the project was completed in Spring 2016 and included retrofits and expansion of the existing Rec Building increasing the...

Ralph Brooks Park

MTWB’s first project at Ralph Brooks Park was a multi-faceted neighborhood revitalization project with a focus on providing a safe, engaging space for youth and adults in Point Breeze, South Philadelphia. The rehabilitation and expansion of Ralph Brooks Park continues to serve as a catalyst and hub for neighborhood renewal and inter-generational engagement, both through...