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Seth Low Playground/ Bealin Square

W. 12 St. bet. Bay Pkwy. and Ave. P


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

This playground honors Seth Low (1850-1916), former president of Columbia College (1890-1901) – now Columbia University - and mayor of New York (1901-1903).  Low was born in Brooklyn and educated at Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute and Columbia College.  Graduating in 1870, he went on to study law, but, at the request of his father, he joined the family’s tea and silk importing firm. 

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  • Seth Low Playground

Seth Low Playground/ Bealin Square Weather

  • Tue
    Partly Sunny then Slight Chance Light Rain
  • Wed
    Light Rain Likely and Areas Fog then Heavy Rain and Breezy
  • Thu
    Sunny and Breezy
  • Fri
    Chance Light Snow

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