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Osprey in New York City Parks - Pugsley Creek Park
Pugsley Creek Park has remained largely undeveloped. The wealth of untouched freshwater wetlands along the creek flowing inla...

Owen Dolen Golden Age Center
In 1925, Owen F. Dolen (c.1864-1925) was asked to speak at a ceremony in this park, then known as Westchester Square. The occ...

Padre Plaza
Padre Plaza honors Father Roger Giglio (1943-1990), founder of St. Benedict the Moor Community Center. A native of Woburn, Ma...

Parade Ground
The Van Cortlandt Park Parade Ground has been a center of activity for centuries. The Wiechquaeskeck tribe of the Lenape nati...

Parker Playground
Parker Playground, bounded by Castle Hill Avenue, Parker Street, and Purdy Street, has served as a play area for nearby Castl...

Parkside Playground
Parkside Playground and the adjacent Parkside Houses housing complex reflects the park’s proximity to Bronx Park, one of...

Pelham Bay Park
More than three times the size of Manhattan’s Central Park, Pelham Bay Park is the City’s largest park property. ...

Pelham Bay Park - Glaciers of New York City
More than three times the size of Manhattan's Central Park, Pelham Bay Park is the City's largest park property. The park&rsq...

Pelham Bay Park - Invasive Phragmites
Around twenty thousand years ago, New York was buried beneath massive glaciers. When the ice receded, it left behind the char...

Pelham Bay Park - Salt Marshes in New York City Parks
Salt marshes play a critical role in the support of human life, acting as natural filtration systems by trapping pollutants th...

Pelham Bay Playground
This playground and the surrounding park honor Thomas Pell (1613-1669), an English physician who owned the eastern half of the...

Pelham Golf Course
Opened in 1901 as the Pell Golf Course, this was one of the earliest public golf courses in the nation; Van Cortlandt Golf Cou...

Pelican Bay Playground
Pelican Bay Playground is reminder of an old and nearly forgotten name for Hunter Island. It takes its name from the Pell fam...

Phyllis Post Goodman Park
Riverdale community leader Phyllis Post Goodman (1932-1995) received her Bachelor's and Master's Degrees from the City Univer...

Playground 52
This playground is named for the advocacy group “52 People for Progress”. First assembled in 1980 under the direc...

Playground for All Children
This playground is one of several throughout the city aimed at providing a recreation area that all children, able bodied an...

Playground of the Stars
This playground takes its name from the four constellations engraved in the pavement near the site’s spray fountain. Th...

Police Officer Hilario Serrano Playground
On January 31, 1992, Police Officer Hilario Serrano (1963-1992) was in the elevator of his mother’s building, on his way...

Pontiac Playground
Pontiac Playground is located north of P.S. 5 and east of Pontiac Place in the Port Morris neighborhood of the Bronx. Since t...

Printers Park
`Tis pleasant, sure, to see one’s name in print ...

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