Play atop a true work of art

Known for his commitment to public spaces, Japanese sculptor Isamu Noguchi designed a number of outdoor gardens and playgrounds. Yet the only such kids space built during his lifetime is the Noguchi Playground in Midtown’s Piedmont Park. Opened in 1976 and refurbished in 2009, the modernist swings and slides are a delight to both kids and art lovers. Or drive a few miles north to Sandy Springs, where the Playable Art Park at Abernathy Greenway contains six colorful sculptures that also function as interactive playsets.

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