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Guided Tour of Harlem Fire Watchtower and Acropolis at Marcus Garvey Park

Saturday, April 19, 2014

12:00 p.m.

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Preservationist and architect Angel Ayon will give a guided tour of the Harlem Fire Watchtower and Acropolis.

Built in 1857, the structure is the only surviving example of cast-iron watchtowers built throughout the city during the 19th century. The stone Acropolis was created by the Works Project Administration in the 1930s as an observation plaza with 360-degree views of upper Manhattan.

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BathroomsMarcus Garvey Park (Pool)

The little league comfort station at Marcus Garvey Park is currently closed for reconstruction.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2014

Marcus Garvey Park Weather

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