Peter's Field

E. 20 St. To E. 21 St., 1 Ave. To 2 Ave.


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

Peter’s Field, located between 20th and 21st Streets and First and Second Avenues, is named for two of the city’s most prominent historical figures—Peter Stuyvesant (1610-1672) and Peter Cooper (1791-1905). Nearby Stuyvesant Town, located between Avenue C and First Avenues from 14th to 20th Streets, and Peter Cooper Village, located between Avenue C and First Avenues from 20th Street to 23rd Streets, also bear their names.

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