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Bleecker Playground

Hudson St., Bleecker St. and W. 11 St.

Manhattan

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

Since its opening in 1966, Bleecker Playground has been a social and recreational meeting place for neighborhood families and children. Its name derives from its location on Bleecker Street which once ran through the Bleecker family farm. In 1809, Anthony Lispenard Bleecker and his wife Mary ceded land to the city for the streets running through their property including Bleecker, Houston, Mercer, Wooster, Greene, Laurens (now West Broadway), Thomas and Sullivan streets.

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Directions to Bleecker Playground

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Bleecker Playground Weather

  • Sun
    Breezy
    62°F
  • Mon
    Sunny
    63°F
  • Tue
    Mostly Sunny
    72°F
  • Wed
    Chance Showers
    68°F

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