Closing Bell: Long Island City's Murray Playground Open


    Construction is finally complete on the John F. Murray Playground and the entire park is now open. The park, the largest in the Court Square area, had been undergoing a significant renovation over the past few years. And most recently the city spent $1.25 million on improvements according to The Long Island City Post.

    Though it is called a playground, the park is much more than that. It includes baseball and soccer fields, basketball courts, a play area for children, a garden and more. According to the Post, “The central green has been lined with 1964 World’s Fair-design benches and surrounded by a walking path constructed using paving stones. Meanwhile, the new performance area provides a stage area and a tiered seating wall.” Sounds like a perfect spot to keep cool in this summer heat.

    John F. Murray Playground’s Construction Work is Complete, Park is Now Open [Long Island City Post]

    Photo: The Court Square Blog

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