Rating Manhattan's Parks

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  • Stanley Isaacs Court, FDR Drive, East 95th to East 97th Street, East Harlem. C-
  • Queensboro Oval, Sutton Place, East 59th to East 60th streets, Turtle Bay. F
  • St. Catherine's Park, 1st Avenue, East 67th to East 68th streets, Upper East Side. A
  • Public Place (Battery Park City), Hudson River south of Liberty Street, Battery Park City. A+
  • Riverside Park, Riverside Drive, Weast 91st to West 95th streets, Upper West Side. A
  • Bellevue South Park, East 26th to East 28th streets, 2nd Avenue, Kips Bay. A-
  • Washington Markey Park, Chambers, Greenwich and West streets, Tribeca. A-
  • James J. Walker Park, Hudson, Leroy and Clarkson streets, 7th Avenue, West Village. A+
  • Bennett Park, Fort Washington Avenue, West 183rd Sreet, Pinehurst Avenue, Washington Heights. C+
  • Sakura Park, Riverside Drive, Claremont Avenue to West 122nd Street, Morningside Heights. B+
  • Baruch Playground, Rivington, Mangin streets and Baruch Place, Lower East Side. C-
  • Damrosch Park, Amsterdam Avenue and West 62nd Street, Lincoln Square. A
  • Frederick Johnson Park, 7th Avenue, West 150th to West 151st Streets, Sugar Hill. C
  • Coleman Playground, Cherry, Pike and Monroe Streets, Chinatown-Lower East Side. F
  • St. Vartan Park, 1st to 2nd avenues, East 35th to East 36th streets, Murray Hill-Kips Bay. A-
  • Seward Park, Canal, Hester, Essex and Jefferson streets, Lower East Side. A
  • Columbus Park, Baxter, Mulberry, Bayard and Park streets, Chinatown. C-
  • John Jay Park, FDR Drive, East 76th to East 78th streets, Upper East Side. C+
  • Union Square Park, Broadway and East 14th Street, Grammercy Park. A+
  • Chelsea Park, 9th to 10th avenues, West 27th to West 28th streets, Chelsea. C+
  • Stuyvesant Square, Rutherford Place to Livingston Place, East 15th to East 17th streets, Grammercy Park. A+
  • Hamilton Fish Park, East Houston, Stanton, Sheriff and Pitt streets, Lower East Side. A
  • Corlears Hook Park, Jackson and Cherry streets and FDR Drive, Lower East Side. F
  • Harlem River Drive Park, East 128th Street, 2nd Avenue and Harlem River Drive, East Harlem. F
  • De Witt Clinton Park, West 52nd to West 54th streets, 11th to 12th avenues, Clinton. C
  • Madison Square Park, Broadway and East 23rd Street, Flatiron. A
  • Colonel Charles Young Playground, West 145th to West 143rd streets and Lenox Avenue and Harlem River Drive, Harlem. F
  • J. Hood Wright Park, Fort Washington and Haven Avenues, West 173rd Street, Washington Heights. B-
  • Sara D. Roosevelt Park, East Houtson Steet to Canal Street, Lower East Side. F
  • City Hall Park, Broadway and Park Row, City Hall. A+
  • Bryant Park, 5th Avenue and 42nd Street, Times Square. A+
  • Washington Square Park, 5th Avenue and West 4th Street, Greenwich Village. B
  • Tompkins Square Park, Avenues A to B, East 7th to East 10th streets, East Village. D
  • Jackie Robinson Park, Bradhurst and Edgecombe avenues, West 145th to West 155th streets, Hamilton Heights. C-
  • Carl Schurz Park, East End Avenue and East 84th Street, Yorkville. A-
  • Thomas Jefferson Park, 1st Avenue to FDR Drive, East 111th to East 114th streets, East Harlem. F
  • Theodore Roosevelt Park, Central Park West and West 77th to West 81st streets, Upper West Side. A
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