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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 ...

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

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

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...

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

DeRosa O’Boyle Triangle
This triangle honors William Anthony DeRosa and Andrew O’Boyle, two Throgs Neck natives who gave their lives for their c...

Devanney Triangle
This small park is named after Private Patrick J. Devanney, a native of the Bronx, who gave his life in World War I. Devanney...

Dogwood Junction
Dogwood junction is spotted with Japanese (Cornus kousa) and redosier (Cornus sericea) dogwood trees, which are often used in ...

Drew Playground
Located on Fulton Avenue between East 169th and East 170th Street, this playground is one of the city’s oldest public sp...

Dunbar Playground
This playground honors Paul Dunbar (1872-1906), an accomplished and prolific African American poet. Born on June 27, 1872 in ...

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