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Marcus Garvey Park

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  • Location: Madison Avenue, southwest of East 121 Street
  • Architect: James Bogardus
  • Description: Frame, deck, bell
  • Materials: Cast iron, wood, iron
  • Dedicated: 1857
  • Donor: Fire Department

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For more information, please contact Art & Antiquities at (212) 360-8143

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Recreation CentersPelham Fritz Recreation Center

This Recreation Center's hours are affected over Thanksgiving. On Wednesday, November 25, it opens at its regularly scheduled time, but closes at 5:00 p.m. On Thursday, November 26 it is closed. Regular hours resume on Friday, November 27.
Anticipated Completion: 11/27/2015

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