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Crowley Playground

Queens Midtown Exwy., 57 Ave. bet. 84 St. and 82 St.

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

“Walter Crowley’s memory is proof that politics represents truth and good will.”
–Council Member Walter McCaffrey

This playground is named for New York City Council Member Walter H. Crowley (1932-1985). Born on July 20, 1932 in Jackson Heights, Queens, Crowley attended St. Mary’s Catholic Grammar School, Grover Cleveland High School, and St. John’s University. Graduating from St. John’s University School of Law in 1957, Crowley served first in the National Guard for six months, and then with the United States Army Reserve from 1958 to 1964. He also served as a trustee of the City University of New York from 1976 to 1980.

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Crowley Playground Weather

  • Wed
    Partly Sunny
    78°F
  • Sun
    Heavy Rain
    86°F
  • Wed
    Chance Thunderstorms
    83°F
  • Tue
    Mostly Sunny
    88°F

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