community center

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Wednesday evening the courts at Linden Park are full of kids shooting hoops in the fading sunlight. Inside the community center, others play ping pong.

But Columbus Parks spokesperson Sophia Fifner explains the building is pretty old. She walks off looking for the center’s director, and finds a plaque just above an old hearth.

Hattie Assan with her daugher Maxine.
Nick Evans

Columbus Parks officials held a meeting in Linden on Wednesday night to hear what residents want in a new park and community center.