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Marcus Garvey Park

Highlights

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

Mount Morris Fire Watchtower

The Marcus Garvey Park Fire Watchtower was temporarily dismantled in 2015 as the first phase for its reconstruction. The restoration design is currently under… Read More

Pelham Fritz Recreation Center

This center honors Pelham Fritz (1920–1988), an esteemed Parks official, former basketball player and coach, and Harlem resident for most of his life. Opened in… Read More

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Recreation CentersPelham Fritz Recreation Center

In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, this Recreation Center's hours will be reduced. On Wednesday, November 22, the facility opens at its normal time and closes at 5:00 p.m. The class schedule may change as a result, so please call the center. On Thursday, November 23, this facility is closed.
Anticipated Completion: 11/23/2017

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