Our community has a look and feel. Ever stop and wonder how it got that way? Who makes the creative decisions? How do the demands of real estate profitability dovetail with a neighborhood aesthetic? What does it take to preserve Harlem’s heritage while also setting the stage for its growth?
Karen Phillips, Director of the NYC region of NY State Parks and Recreation, can give you those answers and more. Continue reading
Posted in Harlem, HArlem parks, Parks
Tagged Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve, Community centre, Georgia, Harlem, Karen Phillips, Marcus Garvey Park, New York, New York City, Riverbank State Park, State park, Staten Island
A football and soccer field that has been closed since January 2012 has now reopened in Riverbank State Park in West Harlem over the weekend. Continue reading
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Tagged George Washington Bridge, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Harlem, hudson river, New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, Riverbank State Park, Rose Harvey, State park, West Harlem