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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.

Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

Sara D. Roosevelt Park


Houston Street Playground

Houston Street honors the American patriot, William Houstoun (1755-1813). Born in Savannah, Georgia, he was the son of Sir Patrick Houstoun, a Scottish member of… Read More

M’Finda Kalunga Garden

The M’Finda Kalunga Garden is named in memory of an African-American burial ground that was located on nearby Chrystie Street between Rivington and Stanton Streets.… Read More

Rivington Street Playground

This playground, along with the adjacent street honors London born James Rivington (1724-1802), gambler, bookseller, rumored spy and publisher of the Royalist Gazette , a… Read More

Stanton Street Courts

Stanton Street, first opened in 1806, was named for George Stanton, an agent for James de Lancey, Jr. The de Lancey family once owned a farming estate that encompassed… Read More

Park Information

Directions to Sara D. Roosevelt Park

Sara D. Roosevelt Park Weather

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

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