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Long Island Mews

51 Ave., 51 Rd., 72 Pl.


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

A British term, “mews” originally referred to stables built around a small street, and then to apartments around a small street which had been converted from such stables. Today it denotes a small residential row of houses, and this park was named Long Island Mews for its proximity to such a neighborhood and the Long Island Railroad (LIRR).

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