NYC Resources311Office of the Mayor

Metropolitan Recreation Center

Metropolitan Pool Tablet map_it

  • Architect: Henry Bacon
  • Description: Tablet with incised letters
  • Materials: Marble (polished)
  • Dimensions: H: 46" W: 39"
  • Dedicated: 1922
  • Fabricator: Nugent Construction Corp.
  • Donor: Purchase
  • Inscription: PUBLIC BATH / ERECTED A.D. 1922 / EDWARD RIEGELMANN / PRESIDENT OF
    THE BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN / JOSEPH A. GUIDER / COMMISSIONER OF PUBLIC
    WORKS / JAMES J. BYRNE / SUPERINTENDANT OF PUBLIC BUILDINGS / HENRY
    BACON / ARCHITECT / NUGENT CONSTRUCTION CORPORATION / BUILDERS/

Please note, the NAME field includes a primary designation as well as alternate namings often in common or popular usage. The DEDICATED field refers to the most recent dedication, most often, but not necessarily the original dedication date. If the monument did not have a formal dedication, the year listed reflects the date of installation.

For more information, please contact Art & Antiquities at (212) 360-8143

Park Information

Directions to Metropolitan Recreation Center

Know Before You Go

Recreation CentersMetropolitan Recreation Center

Metropolitan Recreation Center will be closed August 17 through approximately August 30. In addition, the accessible swimming pool lift is currently out of order. For more information about either of these closures, please call the center at (718) 599-5707.
Anticipated Completion: 08/31/2014

    Metropolitan Recreation Center Weather

    • Sat
      Slight Chc Thunderstorms
      84°F
    • Sun
      Scattered Thunderstorms
      84°F
    • Mon
      Scattered Thunderstorms
      85°F
    • Tue
      Mostly Sunny
      80°F

    7-day forecast

    Was this information helpful?