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Taaffe Playground
This playground honors Monsignor Thomas Taaffe (1837-1920), pastor of St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church in Brooklyn. ...

Tall Oak Playground
The 450 members of the Quercus genus make up the trees that are commonly known as oaks. The genus is found mainly in the Nort...

Tappen Park
This park is named after World War I (1914-1918) veteran James Tappen. James J. Tappen (1891-1918) served in Company D ...

Tecumseh Playground
One of the Civil War’s best-known generals, William Tecumseh Sherman (1820-1891) was born in Lancaster, Ohio in 1820. H...

Telephone Playground
This park, located on Bell Boulevard between 75th Avenue and 217th Street, was named Bell Park, and later Telephone Playground...

Temperance Fountain
Dating to 1888, this neo-classical fountain was the gift of the wealthy San Francisco dentist, businessman, and temperance cru...

Ten Eyck Playground
This playground is name for Coenradt Ten Eyck (1617-1686), but unfortunately, historians have only been able to make a rough s...

Ten Mile River Playground
Riverside Park, one of only eight officially designated scenic landmarks in the City of New York, has a long and storied ...

Tenney Park
This park is named to honor Jerry Tenney (1928-1977), a dedicated community leader who played a major role in the development ...

Tepper Triangle
This triangle honors Bernard Adolph Tepper (1925-1966), one of twelve Long Island firemen killed fighting a blaze on 23rd Stre...

Terrace Bridge
When Prospect Park designers Calvert Vaux (1824-1895) and Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903) first planned the area surrounding...

Terrace on the Park
The Terrace on the Park was constructed for the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair. The Port Authority of New York commissio...

Terrace Playground
The City of New York acquired this property in 1951. That same year the Board of Estimate assigned the land to be jointly ope...

Terrapin Playground
This playground honors the terrapin, a common name for any freshwater turtle, but specifically referring to the diamondback sp...

The Alley Pond Giant
Measured in the year 2000 at a height of 133.8 feet with a circumference of 18.6 feet, this tulip tree (Liriodendron tulipifer...

The Amazing Garden
When this community garden at the corner of Columbia and Carroll Streets began to emerge as an oasis of green in the early 199...

The Amiable Child Monument
This unique New York City monument marks the site of one of the few private graves on public land within the five borough...

The Arsenal
The historic Arsenal is one of two buildings within Central Park that predate the park itself. (The other building is the b...

The Asian Longhorned Beetle - Murray Park
The Asian longhorned beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) was found in Greenpoint, Brooklyn in 1996. Scientists believe it came ...

The Asian Longhorned Beetle - Abe Lebewohl Park
The Asian longhorned beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) was found in Greenpoint, Brooklyn in 1996. Scientists believe it came ...

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