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100% Playground
Shakespeare once asked, “What’s in a name?” In the case of parks, a name often reflects the history of the ...

107th Infantry Memorial
Sculptor Karl Illava (1896–1954) created this dynamic bronze figural group depicting seven larger-than-life-sized World ...

132nd Street Community Garden
This garden is named for nearby 132nd Street in Harlem. Colonized by Dutch farmers in the late 1600s, this area was origina...

174th Street Playground
Located in the West Farms neighborhood of the Bronx, the 174th Street Playground is named after the adjacent 174th Street. Th...

24 Sycamores Playground
The 24 Sycamores Playground is located at York Avenue, between East 60th and 61st Streets. The site consists of...

3000 A.D. Diffusion Piece
This 5,100-pound abstract piece by sculptor Terry Fugate-Wilcox (born 1944) is constructed out of bolted plates of magnesium a...

369th Infantry Regiment Memorial
This monument honors the legendary 369th Infantry Regiment, known as the Harlem Hellfighters.  The black granite obelisk ...

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