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Fairmount Playground
Both this playground and the nearby Fairmount Place are named after the 19th century Fairmount estate that was located here, o...

Featherbed Triangle
There are four differing stories as to how Featherbed Lane, which runs adjacent to, and is the namesake of this triangle, c...

Featherbenches
There are four differing stories as to how Featherbed Lane, which runs adjacent to, and is the namesake of this triangle, came...

Ferry Point Park
With a dramatic vista of the East River and Westchester Creek, this large park is approximately half the size of Central Park....

Ferry Point 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...

Field of Dreams
The Field of Dreams is a basketball court named for the “Field of Dreams” program, a 1993 initiative sponsored by ...

Flood Triangle
Like all residents of dense urban environments, New Yorkers seize every opportunity to create a patch of green. The Bronx, in...

Florence Colucci Playground
This playground is named for community activist Florence Colucci (1921-1982), a resident of Pelham Bay for more than 38 years ...

Floyd Patterson Field
This park honors Floyd Patterson (1935-2006), a boxing legend who was the world heavyweight champion for the periods 1956-59 a...

Flynn Brothers Playground
Among the more than 400,000 Americans killed in World War II were two brothers from this neighborhood. Michael J. (1916-1944)...

Fordham Landing Playground
The name Fordham, which figures so prominently in Bronx history, dates back to the seventeenth century. In 1671, Governor Fra...

Fort Independence Playground
The American Revolution (1763-1789), the fight for our nation's independence from British rule, irrevocably shaped the...

Fountain of Youth Playground
Located at the intersection of Union Avenue, East 150th Street, Tinton Avenue and East 152nd Street in the Bronx, the Fountain...

Fox Playground
This playground, located at the intersection of East 156th and Fox Streets, on the border between the Bronx neighborhoods of L...

Frank Frisch Field
This field honors Frank Francis “Frankie” Frisch (1898-1973), a Bronx native and member of the Baseball Hall of Fa...

Franz Sigel Park
Educator, soldier, journalist, and public official, Franz Sigel (1824-1902) was a patriot both in his native l...

Franz Sigel Park - Atlantic Flyway
The bald eagle, a national symbol of strength and freedom, was formerly listed as an endangered species. Although this majest...

Freeman Triangle
Freeman Triangle is named for a mid-19th century Bronx academic, Norman K. Freeman. Dr. Freeman was a visiting physician at S...

French Charley’s Playground
This playground honors the memory of Charley Mangin who owned a nearby French restaurant in the 1890s. His establishment, in ...

Fufidio Triangle
This triangle is named for Walter Fufidio (1924-1945), a native of Hunts Point in the Bronx, who was killed in the bloody batt...

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