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Henry Neufeld Playground Plaque

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  • Location: 76th Street
  • Architect: William B. Kuhl
  • Description: Plaque on boulder in planting bed
  • Materials: Plaque--bronze; boulder--Manhattan schist (found in Riverside Park); planting bed paved with bluestone
  • Dimensions: Plaque H: 9" W: 1'; Boulder H: 1'9" L: 2'4"
  • Cast: 1991
  • Dedicated: June 1991
  • Donor: Riverside Park Fund, Riverside 76 Playground Association
  • Inscription: THE HENRY NEUFELD / PLAYGROUND / DEDICATED JUNE 8, 1991 / THIS PLAYGROUND WAS RENOVATED WITH / FUNDS DONATED BY MR. HENRY NEUFELD WHOSE / GIFT WAS INSPIRED BY HIS LOVE OF CHILDREN / AND HIS DESIRE TO ENRICH THEIR LIVES./ RIVERSIDE PARK FUND / RIVERSIDE 76 PLAYGROUND ASSOCIATION / CITY OF NEW YORK PARKS AND RECREATION /

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