Maria Hernandez Park

Park, Playground
Irving & Knickerbocker Ave (btwn Starr & Suydam St)
Brooklyn, NY 11237


  • Up the street at 205 Knickerbocker, Bonano crime boss Carmine Galante was assassinated in a mafia hit in 1979. Click "More Info" to see this amazing pic of the crime scene!
  • Decent sized park with a large playground area for kids and a fenced in area for dogs.
  • The latest addition to the menagerie of oversized stuffed animals that show up here with more frequency than one might expect:
  • Make NYC Your Gym with others! Shape Up NYC hosts a FREE Boot Camp class for everyone on Thursdays from 6pm-7pm.
  • A really nice community park. Come watch the families, dogs, skateboarders, and awesome mini water playround.
  • Around noon, there is a non-profit by the entrance of the park giving out free food for people in need.
  • nice place for a quick stroll! there were lots of skateboarders, and there's a large playground and volleyball area
  • Such a a awesome park with the most lovey people :) (not nearly as crowded as McCarran park)
  • Amazing Farmer's market on Saturday
  • This park was names after Maria Hernandez was at her apt on Starr St. looking out her window and was shot up for calling and reporting crime around her nieghborhood.
  • Skate spot
  • Lovely spot to take a break from it all.
  • This park is ok, just very dirty and not well maintained
  • Nice park near Bushwick Collective
  • Really nice and functional park
  • very community-centered, lively
  • Mafia boss Carmine Galante was assassinated in this park in 1979. Really nice park tho
  • Running track, benches galore, outdoor workout station
  • Always full of skateboarders
  • It's a park that is chill.

Nearby places

211 Knickerbocker Ave (btwn Jefferson & Troutman St)
271 Starr St (btwn Wyckoff & St Nicholas Ave)
24 Wyckoff Ave (btwn Starr & Troutman St)