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Nicholas Naquan Heyward Jr. Park



New York


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Public Park, Variety - Sports

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All ages


Emphasizes a poignant significance, being renamed in memory of a local resident tragically lost to gun violence. The park's renaming serves as a powerful tribute to Heyward's memory and stands as a reminder of the ongoing efforts toward justice and community healing. Its location, between Hoyt St. and Bond St., anchors it within the fabric of the neighborhood. Beyond its symbolic importance, the park offers various amenities including basketball courts, handball courts, playgrounds, public restrooms, and spray showers, fostering both recreation and community engagement. Visitors can reflect on Heyward's legacy while enjoying the park's facilities, making it a unique and meaningful destination within Brooklyn.

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