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Nehemiah Park

Watkins St., Mother Gaston Blvd., Livonia Ave., Riverdale Ave.

Brooklyn

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

Nehemiah Park is named for the nearby Nehemiah Houses, a housing development built by a local non-profit organization, whose innovative methods of financing and constructing affordable housing for both renters and homeowners is used as a model all over the country. The group’s mission is inspired by Nehemiah, the ancient biblical figure who helped rebuild Jerusalem after its first destruction.

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Nehemiah Park Weather

  • Wed
    Slight Chance Light Rain then Partly Sunny
    55°F
  • Thu
    Patchy Drizzle and Patchy Fog
    58°F
  • Fri
    Chance Light Rain
    59°F
  • Sat
    Showers Likely
    58°F

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