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Nostrand Playground

Nostrand Ave. between Foster Ave. and Farragut Pl.

Brooklyn

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

This playground and the nearby avenue are named for the Nostrand family. In the mid-1600s, many Dutch families settled in the townships that now constitute the Borough of Brooklyn. Due to the lack of standardized spelling and the transition from Dutch to English, the Nostrand family name took many forms throughout history including: Van Nostrand, Van Norstrand, Van Noordstrandt, Noostrand, Noorstrant, and Nostrandt. All are variations on the most commonly used modern form: Nostrand.

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Nostrand Playground Weather

  • Thu
    Mostly Sunny
    82°F
  • Thu
    Slight Chc Thunderstorms
    80°F
  • Fri
    Slight Chc Showers
    78°F
  • Sat
    Partly Sunny
    75°F

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