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Tiger Playground

Evergreen Ave. between Eldert St. and Covert St.


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

This playground is named for the mascot of Junior High School 296, also knowb as the Halsey School. Indigenous to Asia, the tiger is the largest animal of the cat family, often growing larger than 9 feet, not including the tail, and weighing as much as 500 pounds. The tiger is a popular animal for schools to use as mascots, given their reputation for ferocity and strength. Tigers are also revered and feared for their hunting ability and are known to prey on any animals in their vicinity.

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Directions to Tiger Playground

  • Tiger Playground

Tiger Playground Weather

  • Mon
    Light Snow
  • Tue
    Heavy Snow
  • Wed
    Mostly Sunny
  • Thu
    Chance Light Snow

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