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Metropolitan Recreation Center



New York


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Public Park, Variety - Sports

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All ages


Boasts a rich historical significance dating back to its construction in 1922 under Borough President Edward Riegelmann. Designed by the renowned architect Henry Bacon, the Metropolitan Pool and bathhouse were built with the aim of promoting public health, hygiene, and recreation. As part of Parks� Historical Signs Project, visitors can delve into the park's intriguing past. Beyond its historical allure, the center offers modern amenities such as indoor pools, recreational facilities, and Wi-Fi hotspots, ensuring a blend of heritage and contemporary convenience for visitors.

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