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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

New York City parks are now open. We continue to urge caution in parks under wintry conditions: parks paths can be slippery, snow cover can cover frozen lakes and bodies of water, and branches may have fallen. If you see a fallen branch call 311.

Some recreation centers will open from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. today with limited staffing.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

Marcy Playground

Myrtle Ave. bet. Nostrand Ave. and Marcy Ave.


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

William Learned Marcy (1786-1857) was a lawyer, soldier, and statesman who made his mark in both local and national politics.

Marcy was born in Southbridge, Massachusetts. He moved to Troy, New York, and in 1811 opened a law office. Marcy left Troy to serve as a United States captain in the War of 1812, later returning to continue his practice and take up politics. He joined the Democratic Party and served as state comptroller from 1823 until 1829, at which time he was appointed to the state supreme court. Marcy was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1831.

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