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Maurice A Fitzgerald Playground

106 St. bet. Atlantic Ave. and 94 Ave.

Queens

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

Maurice A. FitzGerald (1897-1951) was born in Brooklyn and attended Boys’ High School and the New Lots Evening High School. He began his career as a civil servant at the age of fourteen, working as a postal clerk. In the 1920s FitzGerald became the president of the South Side Allied Civic Association and championed the construction of John Adams High School in Ozone Park, Queens. He also successfully opposed the displacement of local residents by the widening of streets.

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