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Kaiser Park
This park is named for Dr. Leon S. Kaiser (1884-1951), a dedicated educator who served as a teacher and principal at several p...

Kaltenmeier Playground
Reinhard E. Kaltenmeier (1876-1933) hailed from Rosebank, Staten Island, ascended the ranks of city politics, raised a family,...

Katharine Hepburn Garden
Katharine Hepburn was born on May 12, 1907, in Hartford, Connecticut. She graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 1928 and in t...

Kathy Reilly Triangle
This garden, located on the southwestern tip of McKinley Park, is dedicated to Kathy F. Reilly (1946-2000), as much a friend a...

Kazimiroff Nature Trail
This nature trail honors Dr. Theodore Kazimiroff (1914-1980). A dentist by profession, Kazimiroff is most remembered for his ...

Kazimiroff Nature Trail
This nature trail honors Dr. Theodore Kazimiroff (1914-1980). A dentist by profession, Kazimiroff is most remembered for his ...

Kelly Fields
These fields are named in honor of Frank Kelly (1937-1971), a devoted North Riverdale community leader, whose local contributi...

Kelly Playground
Like its larger neighbor west of the BMT Brighton Beach transit line, Kelly Playground is named for postmaster William E. Kell...

Keltch Park
Rubin Keltch served in the U.S. Navy in World War II on the patrol gunboat Plymouth. His ship was torpedoed by the German sub...

Ken De Groat Ballfield
This baseball diamond bears the name of dedicated Inwood Little League coach, Ken De Groat (1942-1991). De Groat became invol...

Kennedy Playground
Both this playground and the nearby street are named in honor of Corporal William F. Kennedy (1893-1918), an army mechanic kil...

Kennedy-King Playground
This playground and the nearby school honor two 20th century American icons, the 35th President of the United States John Fitz...

Kennedy-King Playground - House Sparrows in New York City Parks
If you look around Kennedy-King Playground, you will probably see house sparrows (Passer domesticus). This small, brown bird ...

Ketchum Triangle
This square honors Archie C. Ketchum (1893-1920), a local Brooklyn native who worked in real estate with his father, volunteer...

Kids Kingdom Playground
This playground, a gift to the community from Saturn of Staten Island, is named for the Saturn Corporation’s national &l...

Kimlau Square
Second Lieutenant Benjamin Ralph Kimlau (1918-1944) was a Chinese-American bomber pilot who died serving his country in World ...

Kimlau War Memorial
This granite ceremonial gateway with a peaked roof stands at the confluence of several streets in the heart of Manhattan&rs...

King Jagiello Monument
This larger-than-life bronze equestrian statue depicts King Wladyslaw Jagiello, the Grand Duke of Lithuania who united Lithuan...

King Manor Museum and Park
King Manor Museum and Park in Jamaica was once the home of Rufus King (1755-1827), a distinguished lawyer, statesman, and gent...

Kingfisher Park
The belted kingfisher (Ceryle alcyon), a marine bird-of-prey known for its loud, dry, rattle, is a year-round resident of the ...

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