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Naples Playground
Naples is an ancient Italian port city. Founded as a Greek colony around 600 BCE, Neapolis (New City) retained its Greek char...

Narrows Botanical Gardens
A small patch of land within the 58-acre Shore Road Park, Narrows Botanical Gardens was formerly an overlooked area of parklan...

Nassau Expressway
In 1693, New York Governor Benjamin Fletcher announced that Long Island was to be renamed the Island of Nassau. Fletcher, att...

Nassau Mall
This mall is located in Little Neck, Queens, a few blocks from the Nassau County border. The park was formerly named in honor...

Nathan Hale
“I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.” This graceful, 13-foot standing bronze figur...

Nathan Straus Playground
This playground and school are named for Nathan Straus (1848-1931), who was born in Otterberg, Rhenish Bavaria (now Germany) o...

Nathan Weidenbaum (Little Bush) Park
Nathan Weidenbaum (1908-1983) was a longtime Woodside resident and one of the first occupants of the Wynwoode Gardens Homes ...

Nathaniel Schneider Triangle
This triangle commemorates Nathaniel Schneider (1896-1969). Schneider was born and educated in New York City. After graduati...

National Plaza
The name of this street and plaza comes from the National Race Course, a horse-racing track that operated here from 1854-1866....

Nautilus Playground
Shakespeare once asked, “What’s in a name?” In the case of parks, a name often reflects the history of the ...

Nautilus Playground
Its webs of living gauze no more unfurl; Wrecked is the ship of pearl! And every chambered cell, Where its dim dreaming lif...

Nehemiah Park
Nehemiah Park is named for the nearby Nehemiah Houses, a housing development built by a local non-profit organization, whose i...

Nellie Bly
This Parks property honors Nellie Bly (1867-1922), the pioneering female reporter who went undercover to investigate injustice...

Nelson Playground
Half Nelson Playground is located between Nelson and Woodycrest Avenues, south of West 166th Street, in the Highbridge secti...

Nelson Playground - Beavers in New York City
In the early 17th century, the Dutch East India Company sent navigator Henry Hudson westward to discover the Northwest Passage...

Neponsit Malls
Neponsit Malls consists of eight landscaped plots located in the center of Rockaway Beach Boulevard. Extending between Beach ...

Neptune Fountain
This fountain on the East Lawn of Sailors’ Snug Harbor Cultural Center depicts a heroic-sized Neptune figure atop a serp...

Neptune Playground
This playground on West 12th Street takes its name from nearby Neptune Avenue. The avenue is one of Coney Island's three majo...

Netherlands Monument
This monumental flagstaff commemorates the Dutch establishment of New Amsterdam and the seventeenth century European settlemen...

New Dorp Park
New Dorp was one of the first permanent European settlements on Staten Island: niewe dorp is Dutch for “new town.”...

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