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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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Rienzi Playground

E. 226 St. bet. White Plains Rd. and Barnes Ave.


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

The land for Rienzi Playground was developed by the City of New York as a school and community play area. The portion to the northwest was acquired in three parcels between 1884 and 1914, and P.S. 21, the Philip H. Sheridan School, was erected during that time. Another small sliver of land was assigned to the Board of Education for a kindergarten playground. The large eastern portion of the park was acquired in 1941.

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Rienzi Playground Weather

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

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