Percy E. Sutton Playground

Harlem River Dr., W. 151 St. To W. 154 St.

Manhattan

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This beloved neighborhood park in East Harlem is named in honor of Percy Sutton. Sutton was an activist and lawyer during the Civil Rights movement; among his clients he represented Malcolm X. He was also a prominent black politician and businessman who served as Manhattan Borough President for more than a decade from 1966 -1977. Percy Sutton playground is located along the scenic Harlem River Drive.
 

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