Seward Park

Canal St, Essex St, Jefferson St and E Broadway

Manhattan

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Named for the New York statesman famous for orchestrating the purchase of Alaska in 1867, Seward Park, one of the largest parks on the Lower East Side, has the distinction of being home to the first permanent, municipally-built playground in the nation.

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