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Randall Playground

Randall Ave. bet. Olmstead Ave. and Castle Hill Ave.

Bronx

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

Randall Playground serves the residents of the Castle Hill Houses. This sprawling group of buildings is one of the housing projects built under the leadership of City Housing Commissioner Philip J. Cruise (1898-1976) and Robert Moses (1888-1981). The project was approved in March 1954. Many former residents of East Tremont relocated to Castle Hill after their homes were demolished to clear a path for the Cross-Bronx Expressway construction.

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Randall Playground Weather

  • Wed
    Mostly Sunny
    70°F
  • Thu
    Rain Likely
    68°F
  • Fri
    Mostly Sunny
    77°F
  • Sat
    Sunny
    80°F

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