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Place Name Neighborhood Borough
52 Park Longwood Bronx Park revitalized by 52 People for Progress, a local volunteer group
Abingdon Square Park West Village Manhattan West Village green space
Alice Kornegay Triangle Playground East Harlem Manhattan Playground named after a community advocate
Alley Pond Park Douglaston Queens Second largest park in Queens and home to the largest high ropes adventure course in the Northeast
Astoria Pool & Park Astoria Queens One of the city's 11 giant WPA-era pools
Barretto Street Garden Hunts Point Bronx Community garden in Hunts Point
Battery Park Financial District Manhattan Home to monuments, performance events and ferry docks
Benches at Isham Park Inwood Manhattan Granite benches in a serene setting
Brooklyn Bears Community Garden Prospect Heights Brooklyn A community garden for over two decades
Brooklyn Botanic Garden Prospect Heights Brooklyn Extensive gardens and diverse greenhouses mark this Brooklyn oasis
Brower Park Crown Heights Brooklyn Beloved park next to the Brooklyn Children's Museum
Callahan-Kelly Playground Ocean Hill Brooklyn A park popular with handball enthusiasts
Casita Rincón Criollo Melrose Bronx The oldest and largest casita in New York
Caton Park Flatbush Brooklyn A delightful place for people of all ages
Central Park Central Park Manhattan Perhaps New York's most famous oasis
Central Park Reservoir (or Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir) Central Park Manhattan A focal point in the park for joggers, photographers and sightseers
Chess and Checkers House, Central Park Central Park Manhattan Offers 24 chess tables under a shady pergola open to all
Chinese Scholar's Garden Randall Manor Staten Island The only authentic garden of its type in the U.S.
City Hall Park Civic Center Manhattan Historic public space that forms the lawn of City Hall
Coffey Park Red Hook Brooklyn Neighborhood park offering benches, basketball courts, handball courts, a baseball diamond and space for picnicking
Columbus Park Chinatown Manhattan Formerly the Mulberry Bend slums, now a park used by mahjong and basketball players alike
Conservatory Garden, Central Park Central Park Manhattan A formally landscaped garden in the upper reaches of Central Park
Crotona Park Crotona Park Bronx A 127-acre green space in the heart of the South Bronx
David Fox Playground Flatlands Brooklyn A place to hang out and be outdoors in Flatlands
Dias y Flores Community Garden East Village Manhattan East Village community garden in operation since 1978
Dyker Beach Golf Course and Park Dyker Heights Brooklyn Recreational oasis in the city
Dyker Beach Park Dyker Heights Brooklyn Destination for kite enthusiasts, golfers and anyone who wants to get outside
East River Park Lower East Side Manhattan Lower East Side park conceived by Robert Moses in the 1930s
Eib's Pond Park Preserve Park Hill Staten Island A freshwater pond and bordering wetlands available for public enjoyment
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Corona Queens Vital open space and home to two World Fairs
Fort Greene Park Fort Greene Brooklyn Brooklyn's first public park
Fort Hill Park St. George Staten Island Community-initiated park, once site of military fortifications
Gaelic Park Kingsbridge Bronx Sports arena and gathering place enjoyed by Irish immigrants
Gantry Plaza State Park Hunters Point Queens Former industrial site transformed into a park
Garden at 111 E. 85th St. Yorkville Manhattan Lush urban garden with fishpond
God's Park Bench Brooklyn Flat rocks at the geographical center of NYC with unparalleled views of Lower Manhattan
Golden Swan Garden West Village Manhattan Urban oasis on the former site of a beloved dive bar
Governors Island Governors Island Manhattan Former military base now transformed into a public park
Gran Bwa Prospect Lefferts Gardens Brooklyn Venerated Haitian gathering site in Prospect Park
Grand Ferry Park Williamsburg Brooklyn Pocket park next to the East River in Williamsburg
Greenacre Park Midtown Manhattan "Vest-pocket park" in Midtown Manhattan
Happy Land Social Club Memorial East Tremont Bronx Monument to the 87 victims of the 1990 Happy Land Social Club fire
Harlem Meer East Harlem Manhattan Lake in the northeastern tip of Central Park
High Line (formerly High Line Elevated Railroad) Chelsea Manhattan Manhattan's first and only elevated all-freight rail service, now an innovative park
Highbridge Park, Pool & Water Tower Washington Heights Manhattan Waterfront park in northern Manhattan
Holcombe Rucker Park Harlem Manhattan Harlem park named for community activist and basketball league founder
Hua Mei Bird Garden Lower East Side Manhattan Community garden in Sara Delano Roosevelt Park that houses beautiful songbirds
Indian Caves at Inwood Hill Park Inwood Manhattan Rock formation used by American Indians
Inwood Hill Park Inwood Manhattan Large and beautiful park along the Hudson offering NYC's last natural forest and the Urban Ecology Center
Jefferson Market Courthouse and Garden, now a branch of the NYPL Greenwich Village Manhattan Former site of a Women's House of Detention and one of the most loved buildings in Greenwich Village