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Sidebar: Playspace - Take 3 (1982-)

Written by Jeri Robinson

The exhibit and resource components of Playspace were both firmly established before Take 3 emerged in 1982. The staff office as well as the Parent Resource Room were located within the exhibit. An increasingly popular and expanding Playspace now faced the dilemmas that come with trying to be many things to many people—a play area, a resource center, a respite area, a support center, and one exhibit among many in a larger institution.

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