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March 26, 2007

Fire On The Square

Many New Yorkers were enjoying a balmy afternoon on Saturday, March 25, 1911. Washington Square...

January 24, 2007

The Free And Independent Republic Of Washington Square (Part II)

Yesterday in The Daily Plant : But perhaps as significant a break with the artistic past as...

January 23, 2007

The Free And Independent Republic Of Washington Square (Part I)

At the turn of the 20th century, a generation or two after flourishing as New York’s first...

February 17, 2006

Celebrate Presidents’ Day In New York City Parks

Monday is Presidentsâ?? Day, and New Yorkers have more to celebrate than a three-day...

August 25, 2005

PRE-OWNED LAND

Even Bowling Green had a previous owner when it became the City’s first park in 1686. Likewise,...

May 14, 2004

RESTORATION ADDS YEARS TO LIFE EXPECTANCY OF WASHINGTON ARCH

On April 30, 2004, 215 years to the day after George Washington stood in front of New York...

September 10, 2003

NYC TEENS BUILD CHARACTER AND COMMUNITY PRIDE

On Thursday, August 28, on the last day of their program, Summer Tree Corps participants went...

September 8, 2003

WALTON PARK'S BASKETBALL COURT SCORES SLAM DUNK RENOVATION

The U.S. Open may have been rained out a couple of days last week, but the soggy weather did...

June 4, 2003

CONGRATULATIONS EMPLOYEES OF THE MONTH

The following individuals were awarded Employee of the Month for April. Han S. Lee is...

March 4, 2003

THE PREVIOUS LIVES OF PARKS

Many of us have wondered how our souls were occupied in previous lives, but even the best...

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NYC Parks is currently undergoing a thorough inspection of all trees in Washington Square Park. The last inspection occurred roughly two years ago and immediate hazards were identified and resolved. As of August 8, our Manhattan Forestry unit will be pruning approximately 270 trees over several days. Additionally, there will be one removal of a 32-inch pin oak with root rot in the northwest section of the park to ensure public safety.

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