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D’Onofrio Square
Sergeant Salvatore F. D’Onofrio died on June 24, 1944, while serving in France during World War II. Two days prior to h...

D'Auria-Murphy Triangle
This park gets its name from the D’Auria-Murphy American Legion Post in the Belmont section of the Bronx. The post was ...

Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza
Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld was born on July 29, 1905 in Jönköping, Sweden. He was the youngest of four...

Dancing Bear Statue
This fanciful bronze sculpture is part of a pair of niche sculptures; the other is Dancing Goat to the south, created by Frede...

Dancing Goat
This fanciful bronze sculpture is part of a pair of niche sculptures, the other is Dancing Bear to the north, created by Frede...

Daniel Boone Playground
American Frontiersman Daniel Boone (1734-1820) pioneered the exploration of and settlement in Kentucky in the 18th century. B...

Daniel Carter Beard Mall
"A boy is like a tree. If his head is to reach the sky he must first plant his feet in the dirt."—Daniel Carter Beard ...

Daniel Webster
Sculptor Thomas Ball (1819–1911) created this larger-than-life bronze piece depicting Daniel Webster (1782–1852), ...

Dante Alighieri
Located opposite the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, this larger-than-life-sized bronze sculpture depicts Italian Rena...

Dante Park
Sources conflict as to how this triangular parcel at Broadway, Columbus Avenue, and West 63rd Street became park...

David A. Fox Playground
This playground was named in memory of David A. Fox (1951-1971) under a local law introduced by Council Member Theodore Silver...

David Ruggles Playground
This playground and the adjacent school honor abolitionist, writer, and medical practitioner, David Ruggles (1810-1849). Rugg...

Davidson Playground
Little is known about Oliver Mathias Davidson for whom this playground and the adjacent Davidson Avenue are named. Davidson s...

Davis Playground
This playground honors Staten Island native William T. Davis (1862-1945), a local historian, an amateur scientist, and an earl...

Dawn of Glory Statue
This memorial, with its larger than life, half-clothed allegorical male figure, was dedicated in 1924. Honoring those from th...

Dawson Playground
This park honors Henry B. Dawson (1821-1889), who lived in this section of Hunts Point in the Bronx after emigrating from Engl...

Dean Playground
Bounded by Dean Street and Bergen Street between 6th Avenue and Carlton Avenue, this playground takes its name from Dean Stree...

Decatur Playground
This playground takes its name from its location on Decatur Street, named prior to 1835, which runs from Fulton Street in Broo...

Deegan Rock
This parkland honors Major William F. Deegan (1882-1932), an influential Bronx veteran, architect, and politician. William Fr...

Deere Park
It is perhaps ironic that this parkland wilderness bears the name of one of the world’s foremost manufacturers of farm e...

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