Flynn Playground

Flynn Playground [OpenStreetMap]

Among the more than 400,000 Americans killed in World War II were two brothers from this neighborhood. Michael J. (1916-1944) and John P. Flynn (1923-1944) were lost within three months of one another. This playground, which opened in the summer of 1949, was named in their memory.

A very small playground at Brook Av to 3 Av bet. E 157 St and E 158 St in the Bronx

Founded March 22, 1945 — 78 years ago

Learn More at NYC Parks Department

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