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Carl Schurz Park

Highlights

Catbird Playground

The fanciful inlaid granite illustration of a seated cat adorned with wings alludes to the playground’s name, “Catbird.” The name is also a veiled… Read More

Gracie Mansion

Gracie Mansion stands in Carl Schurz Park above Hell Gate, a roaring stretch of water where the Harlem River, East River, and Long Island Sound meet. This 18th century… Read More

Peter Pan Statue

“All children, except one, grow up.” Charles Andrew Hafner (1889-1960) created this bronze sculpture of Peter Pan in 1928 for a fountain in the lobby of… Read More

Directions to Carl Schurz Park

Know Before You Go

ParkCarl Schurz Park

The East River Walkway has been partially closed at 89th Street for safety precautions. We are working to reconstruct the site, and NYC Parks personnel will be posted at the site to ensure public safety.
Anticipated Completion: Fall 2017

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