Marcus Garvey Park

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Mt. Morris Park W & Madison Ave (btwn W 120th & W 124th St)
New York, NY 10035

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  • Check out the Mount Morris Fire Watchtower, the last of a series of watchtowers erected in 19th century New York City to help watch for fires.
  • Did you know? This cast-iron fire lookout tower is the only one of its type remaining in New York City. It was erected in 1855 as part of the citys fire protection system.
  • While you're here, connect to free Wi-Fi in or around the Amphitheater.
  • Nice, small park that is perfect for jogging or walking your dog. It is no Central Park but with the green markets on Saturday it is a great place to spend an afternoon.
  • Free live jazz and featured comedy acts fill the summer event calendar, while public play spaces, ping-pong tournaments, and a public amphitheater keep park-goers busy all year.
  • Check out the Mount Morris Fire Watchtower, designated a Landmark in 1967, it is the only cast-iron watchtower in the United States!
  • Marcus Garvey Park is home to the premiere outdoor venue in northern Manhattan, the Richard Rodgers Amphitheater.
  • SummerStage brings new acts to the Marcus Garvey Park as it returns in August this year. Come attend a night of festivities and talented performers at this free festival! #summerstage
  • Trek to the top of the park and youll be rewarded with awesome views of midtown. There is also a great farmers market on the weekend and a crowded pool in the summer.
  • The new amphitheater is world class and earns more summer bookings daily. Cast iron bell on the hill could sure use the same attention. Dog runs are separated for mini and maxi pups. Sat food market!
  • When visiting Marcus Garvey Park, climb the large hill behind the pool and the bandstage and you'll find the oldest firetower (built in 1812) in the nation.
  • Enjoy nature, the amphitheater & their music :)
  • Farmer's Market on the weekends.
  • PHOTO: The New York Marathon passes Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem. View classic photos of the marathon's history at the link!
  • Jazz festival
  • the pool minimum is 4ft deep and not 3ft like most city pools.
  • Beautiful Rock Formations and Steps
  • Wednesdays @ 7 Yogi Charu does a free yoga class on the northeast lawn.
  • H3NYC Riddle 5: Eurythmics singer and how many years was the Hundred Years War?
  • Located in the heart of beautiful, historic Harlem and about to have a make-over. I'll be at the GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY for the renovation of the Marcus Garvey Park Bandshell and Amphitheater today!