This playground, which is jointly operated by Parks and the Board of Education, has had several names since it was first opened in 1962: JHS 145 Playground, Arturo Toscanini Playground, Clay Playground, and now Arcilla Playground, the Spanish word for "clay"!
A small jointly operated playground at E 164 St bet. Teller Av and Clay Av at Park Ave in the Bronx
Founded January 24, 1963 — 60 years ago
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