Riverside Park New Deal Sites - Photo #39 - Riverside Park 79th Street to 89th Street

Riverside Park, upper level at 81st Street, River Run Playground and service building.


  1. NY City Parks Department Press Release, December 19, 1939, mentions this playground in connection with a Christmas event, indicating it's not newer than 1939. There is no other mention of this playground in Parks Department records, 1934-1943.
  2. New Deal Assistance in NYC Parks Department Projects, 1934-43.