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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

Due to the winter storm, NYC Parks are currently closed, effective until further notice. Closures include all parks and recreation centers.

NYC Parks will be evaluating city parks this morning. we expect to open them this afternoon and will be able to make that decision later this morning.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

Father Demo Square

Ave. of Americas, Bleecker St. and Carmine St.


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

Father Antonio Demo (1870-1936) was born on April 23, 1870, at Lazzaretto di Bassano in the province of Vicenza, Italy. His study at the diocesan and Scalabrinian seminaries was twice interrupted by mandatory military service. Father Demo immigrated to Boston to do missionary work in 1896 and arrived in New York to serve as assistant pastor of Our Lady of Pompei a few years later. In 1900 he was appointed pastor of the church, whose magnificent Italianate building stands northwest of the park at the corner of Bleecker and Carmine Streets.

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Father Demo Square Weather

  • Tue
    Light Snow
  • Wed
    Blowing Snow
  • Thu
    Chance Light Snow
  • Fri
    Chance Flurries

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