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Morty Arkin Memorial Plaque
- Location: Interior wall of recreation building, Morty Arkin Memorial Athletic Field
- Description: Plaque
- Materials: Bronze
- Dimensions: H: 1'4" W: 2'
- Cast: ca. 1972
- Dedicated: May 13, 1972
- Foundry: U.S. Bronze Sign Company, NY
- Donor: DPR
- Inscription: MORTY ARKIN / MEMORIAL ATHLETIC FIELD / "HE GAVE OF HIMSELF TO OTHERS". / FOR DEDICATED SERVICE IN THE / PARKS, RECREATION / AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ADMINISTRATION / MAY 13, 1972
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As a part of our Anchor Parks initiative, reconstruction of Charybdis Playground in Astoria Park is now underway. Follow this project on the Parks Capital Tracker for updates.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2021
- MAKING PROGRESS ON ANCHOR PARKS INITIATIVE: PARKS CELEBRATES OPENING OF BRAND NEW TRACK AND FIELD WHILE CONSTRUCTION ON CHARYBDIS PLAYGROUND IN ASTORIA PARK IS UNDERWAY
- NYC PARKS AND DEPUTY MAYOR ALICIA GLEN BREAK GROUND ON ANCHOR PARKS’ ASTORIA PARK PROJECT AND UNVEIL SCHEMATIC DESIGNS FOR ANCHOR PARKS CITY-WIDE PROJECTS
- SPRING BREAK: NYC PARKS’ URBAN PARK RANGERS OFFER SCHOOL RECESS FUN FOR KIDS ACROSS THE CITY