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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

Please note, the NAME field includes a primary designation as well as alternate namings often in common or popular usage. The DEDICATED field refers to the most recent dedication, most often, but not necessarily the original dedication date. If the monument did not have a formal dedication, the year listed reflects the date of installation.

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

Directions to Marcus Garvey Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

BathroomsMarcus Garvey Park (Pool)

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

Recreation CentersPelham Fritz Recreation Center

There are reduced hours at NYC Parks' Recreation Centers over the holidays. On Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve, Recreation Centers open at the normal time, but close at 5 p.m. On Christmas Day and New Year's Day, Recreation Centers are closed. For more information, please visit the holiday schedule link featured on each Recreation Center's homepage under "Holidays".
Anticipated Completion: 01/01/2015

Marcus Garvey Park Weather

  • Tue
    Rain
    52°F
  • Wed
    Heavy Rain
    57°F
  • Mon
    Rain Likely
    55°F
  • Fri
    Sunny
    49°F

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