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Dr. Green Playground

Mother Gaston Blvd. and Sutter Ave.


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

This playground honors New York City’s first African American Chancellor of the Board of Education, Dr. Richard Green (1936-1989). Dr. Green received his appointment from Mayor Edward I. Koch in March 1988 and died of a severe asthma attack in the early morning of May 10, 1989.

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    Dr. Green Playground Weather

    • Fri
      Mostly Sunny
    • Sat
      Isolated Showers and Areas Fog then Showers Likely
    • Sun
    • Mon
      Mostly Sunny

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