Investigation Timeline: What factors determine the location and quality of city playgrounds?

Our latest Curious City question comes from a woman who noticed that a park across town was bigger and better than her own.

August 9, 2012

UPDATE: You can read our full investigation into the factors that determine the quality of city parks and playgrounds by clicking here.  

Curious City is a news-gathering experiment designed to satisfy the public's curiosity. People submit questionsvote for their favorites, and WBEZ reports out the winning questions in real time, on FacebookTwitter and the timeline above.

This sixth voting round's winner is Jaemey Bush from Chicago's Little Village neighborhood. Her question is: "What factors determine the quality of city parks and playgrounds?"

We're tracking down answers now, so check back for updates as we go along.