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Caserta Playground

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This playground honors the memory of Susan Caserta (1939-1994), a dedicated mother and community member. Originally named Odell Playground after John Odell, a late 18th century carpenter who rebuilt the Bronx Episcopal Church in Westchester in 1789, in time the playground came to be known as Susan's Park, or sometimes Mrs. Caserta's Park.

A very small jointly operated playground at St. Raymond's Ave. bet. Odell St. and Purdy St. in the Bronx

Founded January 9, 1946 — 73 years ago

Learn More at NYC Parks Department

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