Jackie Robinson Park and Pool - Photo #62 - WPA Playground One Forty Nine

Photo:  Frank da Cruz, July 29, 2018.
Jackie Robinson Park: Looking north towards Playground One Forty Nine: One of the hundreds of playgrounds built by the Federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) during President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal. With Harlem's population rapidly changing from black working-class families to mostly white high-income professionals, its playgrounds will soon resemble ghost towns.