NYC Resources311Office of the Mayor

Historical Signs

Search by alphabet:

 

Keyword search:

L/Cpl. Thomas P. Noonan Playground
Bounded by Greenpoint and 42nd Avenues and 47th and 43rd Streets, this site was acquired December 18, 1936 as part of Thoms...

Lady Moody Triangle
Lady Deborah Moody (ca.1583-1659), a wealthy, Protestant widow, left England for America in 1639, and in 1645, settled in Broo...

Lafayette Gardens
Lafayette Gardens is named in honor of the prominent French statesman and military leader Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert ...

Lafayette Playground
Lafayette Square is named in honor of the prominent French statesman and military leader Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert D...

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

Lafayette Square
Lafayette Square is named in honor of the prominent French statesman and military leader Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert D...

LaGuardia Landing Lights
This unconventional park was created in 1958 when the Port Authority surrendered nine parcels of land to the City for park pur...

Lajos Kossuth Monument
For many years on March 15th, Hungarian Independence Day has been celebrated on Riverside Drive at the monument to patriot ...

Lakeview Lane Playground
Located on the edge of Baisley Pond Park and bounded on one side by Lakeview Lane, both the playground and street are named fo...

Lang Triangle
This triangle honors Luke J. Lang (c.1894-1917), a soldier who gave his life in World War I (1914-1918). Born in 1894, Lang l...

Last Chance Pond
This pond is named for the organization that helped to preserve the site for the Staten Island community, Last Chance Pond and...

Latham Park
The namesake of this small park is William H. Latham (1903-1987), Consulting Park Engineer under Robert Moses (1889-1981) and ...

LaTourette Park
LaTourette Park, like much of the surrounding area, was once the farm property of David (1786-1864) and Ann (1794-1862) LaTour...

Laurelton Playground
In 1906, former New York State Senator William H. Reynolds founded the Laurelton Land Company and purchased a 300-acre tract l...

Lawrence Linekin Children’s Playground
This playground, located in Forest Park near the corner of Myrtle Avenue and 80th Street, honors Lawrence G. Linekin (1931-...

Lawrence Playground
This playground honors William Lawrence (1622-1680) the first Englishman to settle on Tues Neck, the small peninsula now known...

Lawrence Triangle
This small triangle near Flushing Hospital Medical Center honors General George J. Lawrence, Jr. (1881-1949), a doctor, soldie...

Leeseberg Perennial Garden
This garden honors Doctor Norbert H. Leeseberg (1930-1995), an educator and community activist in Staten Island. The oldes...

Lefferts Playground
Lefferts Playground honors an influential Dutch family that resided in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Flatbush. The Lefferts tr...

1 2 3 4 5 Next

<< Back to Historical Signs Main.

Was this information helpful?