Riverside Park

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Henry Neufeld Playground Plaque

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  • Plaque on boulder in planting bed
  • Plaque on boulder in planting bed
  • 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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Marinas
West 79th Street Boat Basin

The 79th Street Boat Basin marina is currently closed. No vessel dockage, moorage, anchorage or launch services are available. The marina will be dredged and reconstructed to modern codes and standards. The marina is anticipated to reopen in 2025. Related inquiries may be sent to boatbasin@parks.nyc.gov

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