James J Walker Park

James J Walker Park [Google Maps]

Named for Tammany Hall-era politician and NYC mayor James Walker, this park and set of sports fields sits behind the Tony Dapolito Recreation Center in the West Village. Previously named St. John's Park and built on the location of St. John's Chapel of Trinity Church burial grounds.

A small neighborhood park at Hudson St, St Luke's Pl, Clarkson St, 7 Av in Manhattan

Founded August 12, 1895 — 124 years ago

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