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