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Van Voorhees Playground



New York


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Public Park, Variety - Sports

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All ages


Presents a unique historical significance, paying tribute to Tracy S. Voorhees, a distinguished attorney and decorated World War II veteran, along with his family's enduring contributions to the city. The playground's namesake family, tracing its lineage back to Steven Coerten Van Voorhees in the 17th century, boasts a rich history deeply intertwined with Brooklyn's heritage. With facilities including fitness equipment, handball and tennis courts, playgrounds, public restrooms, and spray showers, Van Voorhees Playground offers a comprehensive recreational experience for visitors of all ages. Its central location at Columbia St., Hicks St. between Congress St. and Atlantic Ave. further enhances its appeal, making it a cherished destination within the vibrant borough of Brooklyn.

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