Alfred E. Smith Playground
Catherine Slip, Madison St. and South St.
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The greatest privilege that can come to any man
is to give himself to the nation which reared him.
-Alfred E. Smith, Governor
Alfred Emanuel Smith (1873-1944) was a great figure in New York State, New York City, and the Lower East Side. A son of Irish immigrants, Smith dropped out of St. James Parochial School to help support his family. However, his lack of formal education did not hinder Smith from becoming a renowned New York legislator and executive.
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Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center
The center will be closed on Monday, July 4th in observance of the independance day holiday. Normal operating hours will resume on Tuesday, July 5th. Enjoy the holiday!
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