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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

Due to the winter storm, NYC Parks will close this afternoon at 6:00 p.m., effective until further notice. Closures include all parks and recreation centers, and signage will be posted at all parks sites.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

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Alben Triangle

46 St., 11 Ave., New Utrecht Ave.

Brooklyn

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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

Bounded by Fort Hamilton Parkway, New Utrecht, 11th Avenue, and 46th Street in the Borough Park neighborhood of Brooklyn, Alben Triangle is named for Bud H. Alben, a Brooklyn resident who was killed in World War I (1914-1918).  Although little is known about Alben, this parcel of land bears a flagpole with a memorial plaque at its base, presented by the Veterans of Foreign Wars which honors the Borough Park soldiers who died in World War I.  As a public place under the auspices of the Brooklyn Borough President’s office, the Bud H. Alben VFW Post #1436 volunteered to maintain the property until 1935 when it was transferred to Parks jurisdiction.

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Alben Triangle Weather

  • Tue
    Heavy Snow
    28°F
  • Wed
    Decreasing Clouds
    26°F
  • Thu
    Chance Light Snow
    30°F
  • Fri
    Chance Light Snow
    35°F

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