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Captain Oliver Triangle
This triangle, located at the junction of East 161st Street, Third Avenue, and St. Anne’s Avenue in the Bronx neighborho...

Captain Rivera Playground
This playground honors Captain Manuel Rivera, Jr. (1959-1991), a South Bronx native and one of the first casualties of the Per...

Carlos J. Lozada Playground
This playground is located on the north side of East 135th Street between Alexander and Willis Avenues in the Mott Haven secti...

Castle Hill Park
Castle Hill Park lies at the tip of Castle Hill Neck, a peninsula named by English settlers for a fortified Indian village loc...

Castle Hill Playground
This playground, like the adjacent school, takes its name from the surrounding neighborhood, Castle Hill. The area was named ...

Cedar Playground
Cedar trees are celebrated for their valuable wood, which is generally red, scented, and highly resistant to decay. The Phoen...

Cedar Playground - Beavers in New York City
In the early 17th century, the Dutch East India Company sent navigator Henry Hudson westward to discover the Northwest Passage...

Charlton Garden
This garden honors the heroism of Korean War Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Sergeant Cornelius H. Charlton (1929-1951)...

Church Triangle
According to the 1925 photograph on the wall of the landmarked Joe and Joe’s Restaurant on Castle Hill Avenue in the Bro...

City Island Park
City Island’s history of European settlement began around 1614, when Adriaen Block claimed the land for the Dutch. Colo...

City Island Wetlands
City Island consists of 230 acres, surrounded by the Long Island Sound and Eastchester Bay. Although a bridge connects this m...

Claremont Community Park
The neighborhood of Claremont derives its name from a mansion that once stood in what is now Claremont Park. The park was ori...

Claremont Park
The area that is now Claremont Park was once part of the Morris family estate, founded in 1679. Aware of encroaching suburb...

Clark Playground
This playground and the adjacent junior high school honor a dedicated Bronx educator and administrator, Elijah D. Clark. ...

Clark Playground - Beavers in New York City
In the early 17th century, the Dutch East India Company sent navigator Henry Hudson westward to discover the Northwest Passage...

Clason Point War Memorial
This monument honors the residents of Clason Point who gave their lives during World War I. The seven-foot high bronze sculpt...

Classic Playground
Playgrounds and play equipment have always been designed with the goal of developing child creativity and improvisation. C...

Cleopatra Playground
The connection between this Bronx park and the celebrated queen Cleopatra of Egypt (69-30BC) may not be self-evident. The site...

Clinton Playground
One of the premier politicians in America’s history, De Witt Clinton (1769-1828), after whom Clinton Playground and the ...

Co-Op City Ballfields
These ballfields, located at the intersection of Co-Op City Boulevard, Bellamy Loop, and the Hutchinson River, share the same ...

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