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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

Due to the winter storm, NYC Parks will close this afternoon at 6:00 p.m., effective until further notice. Closures include all parks and recreation centers, and signage will be posted at all parks sites.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

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Nehemiah Park

Watkins St., Mother Gaston Blvd., Livonia Ave., Riverdale Ave.


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

Nehemiah Park is named for the nearby Nehemiah Houses, a housing development built by a local non-profit organization, whose innovative methods of financing and constructing affordable housing for both renters and homeowners is used as a model all over the country. The group’s mission is inspired by Nehemiah, the ancient biblical figure who helped rebuild Jerusalem after its first destruction.

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Nehemiah Park Weather

  • Tue
    Heavy Snow
  • Wed
    Decreasing Clouds
  • Thu
    Chance Light Snow
  • Fri
    Chance Light Snow

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