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Northern Playground

Northern Blvd. bet. 93 St. and 94 St.

Queens

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

This playground takes its name from Northern Boulevard, which was originally named Jackson Avenue after John C. Jackson (1809-1889). Jackson was President of the Hunter’s Point, Newtown and Flushing Turnpike Company, which built Jackson Avenue in the early 1860s. In 1921, Jackson Avenue was renamed Northern Boulevard because of its position on the north shore of Queens.

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Northern Playground Weather

  • Sun
    Slight Chc Rain
    39°F
  • Mon
    Chance Rain
    44°F
  • Tue
    Chance Rain
    52°F
  • Wed
    Heavy Rain
    59°F

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