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Captain Rivera Playground

Captain Rivera Playground [Google Maps]

This playground honors Captain Manuel Rivera, Jr. In 1991, Mayor Giuliani funded a $922,075 renovation that added new sky-blue and brick-red basketball courts to the existing play equipment, a flagpole with a yardarm, a comfort station, and handball courts that Rivera enjoyed in his youth.

A very small playground at E 156 St bet. Jackson Av and Forest Av in the Bronx

Founded May 22, 1958 — 61 years ago

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