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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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Gonzalo Plasencia Playground

3 Ave. bet. 40 St. and 41 St.


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

Playground Three Forty gets its name from its location on 3rd Avenue and 40th Street. The City purchased the land in 1958 in order to provide a playground for the adjoining J.H.S. 136, the Charles O. Dewey School.

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Gonzalo Plasencia Playground

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Gonzalo Plasencia Playground Weather

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

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