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J. Hood Wright Park

Highlights

3000 A.D. Diffusion Piece

This 5,100-pound abstract piece by sculptor Terry Fugate-Wilcox (born 1944) is constructed out of bolted plates of magnesium and aluminum. Over time, the layers will fuse… Read More

Manhattan Schist in New York City Parks

Schist—which can be seen in Morningside Park, Marcus Garvey Memorial Park, and J Hood Wright Park—is an extremely strong and durable rock type. Deep below… Read More

Manhattan Schist in New York City Parks - J. Hood Wright Park

Schist, which can be seen in J. Hood Wright Park, is an extremely strong and durable rock type. Deep below the buildings and busy streets of New York City, beneath the… Read More

Directions to J. Hood Wright Park

Know Before You Go

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

Recreation CentersJ. Hood Wright Recreation Center

Please note that the Rotunda and Multi-Purpose Room will be closed on October 23 and 24, The entire center will be closed on October 25 and 26 in preparation for our Halloween Event. Please join us for our Halloween Event of October 26, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Recreation CentersJ. Hood Wright Recreation Center

We are experiencing a temporary disruption in our phone service. Please contact the center at (212) 927-1563. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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