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Asser Levy Playground

East 23rd Street Bath House Landmarks Plaque map_it

  • Location: East 23rd Street and East River Drive
  • Description: Plaque on exterior wall
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Dedicated: 1953
  • Inscription: LANDMARKS OF NEW YORK / EAST 23RD STREET BATH HOUSE / THIS BULDING WAS ERECTED BY THE CITY IN 1906 / AS ONE OF ITS FREE PUBLIC BATH FACILITIES. / INFLUENCED BY CLASSIC ROMAN ARCHITECTURE, / IT WAS THE WORK OF MARTIN AIKEN AND ARNOLD / W. BRUNNER. IN 1939 THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS / RECONSTRUCTED THE INTERIOR. / PLAQUE ERECTED 1965 BY / THE NEW YORK COMMUNITY TRUST /

Please note, the NAME field includes a primary designation as well as alternate namings often in common or popular usage. The DEDICATED field refers to the most recent dedication, most often, but not necessarily the original dedication date. If the monument did not have a formal dedication, the year listed reflects the date of installation.

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There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

ParkAsser Levy Playground

The fitness equipment, ping pong tables, and a portion of the track are temporarily closed at Asser Levy Playground in order for the Department of Veterans Affairs New York Harbor Healthcare System to build a protective floodwall. The multi-purpose field and two-thirds of the track will remain open during construction.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2016

Recreation CentersAsser Levy Recreation Center

The indoor pool will be closed during the summer months starting at 4:30pm on Saturday, June 18, 2016.

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