Marcus Garvey Park

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Fire Watch Tower

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  • Frame, deck, bell
  • Frame, deck, bell
  • Frame, deck, bell
  • Location: Madison Avenue, southwest of East 121 Street
  • Architect: James Bogardus
  • Description: Frame, deck, bell
  • Materials: Cast iron, wood, iron
  • Dedicated: 1857
  • Donor: Fire Department

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Directions to Marcus Garvey Park

Know Before You Go

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

Recreation CentersPelham Fritz Recreation Center

As of Tuesday, March 17, for the safety of our patrons, all recreation centers are closed to the public until further notice. We will be extending all memberships to our recreation center members to cover the length of time we are closed.

Outdoor PoolsMarcus Garvey

Marcus Garvey Pool will re-open for swimming on Friday, August 1.

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