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Greene Playground

Greene Ave. bet. Waverly Ave. and Washington Ave.


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

Greene Playground takes its name from its location on Greene Avenue, named in 1904, which runs from Fulton Street to Metropolitan Avenue. The source of both names is Revolutionary War General Nathaniel Greene, for whom Fort Greene Park was named in 1812.

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