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Dr. Green Playground

Mother Gaston Blvd. and Sutter Ave.

Brooklyn

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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

This playground honors New York City’s first African American Chancellor of the Board of Education, Dr. Richard Green (1936-1989). Dr. Green received his appointment from Mayor Edward I. Koch in March 1988 and died of a severe asthma attack in the early morning of May 10, 1989.

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Directions to Dr. Green Playground

    Dr. Green Playground Weather

    • Tue
      Partly Sunny then Slight Chance Light Rain
      57°F
    • Wed
      Light Rain Likely and Areas Fog then Heavy Rain and Breezy
      68°F
    • Thu
      Sunny and Breezy
      51°F
    • Fri
      Chance Light Snow
      39°F

    7-day forecast

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