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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

Tompkins Square Park

Highlights

Hare Krishna Tree

One of Tompkins Square Park’s most prominent features is its collection of venerable American elm ( Ulmus americana ) trees. One elm in particular, located next to… Read More

Samuel Sullivan Cox

Samuel Sullivan “Sunset” Cox (1824–1889) was born in Zanesville, Ohio, and served his home state as a Democratic Congressional representative from… Read More

Slocum Memorial Fountain

Dedicated in 1906, this fountain serves as a reminder of those who died aboard the excursion steamer General Slocum on June 15, 1904. Prior to September 11, 2001, the… Read More

Temperance Fountain

Dating to 1888, this neo-classical fountain was the gift of the wealthy San Francisco dentist, businessman, and temperance crusader Henry D. Cogswell (1820–1900).… Read More

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Tompkins Square Park Weather

  • Tue
    Snow
    26°F
  • Wed
    Blowing Snow
    30°F
  • Thu
    Chance Light Snow
    29°F
  • Fri
    Chance Flurries
    34°F

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