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March 3, 2009

Detail of 1867 image of the future site of Prospect Park

Before They Were Parks (Part II)

We continue our look at the history behind some of New York City’s most popular parks.

August 25, 2005

PRE-OWNED LAND

Even Bowling Green had a previous owner when it became the City’s first park in 1686. Likewise,...

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