Brook Playground and the adjacent avenue are named for Mill Brook, a stream which once ran through this neighborhood before the area was developed. Parks acquired Brook Park in 1979 under the auspices of the South Bronx Neighborhood Open Space Development Project.
A very small garden at Brook Ave. bet. E. 141 St. and E. 140 St. in the Bronx
Founded July 17, 1979 — 40 years ago
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