Now I know
“Spanish Harlem” are not just pretty words
I thought I knew
but now I know that rose trees never grow
in New York City
Lyrics from “Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters” by Elton John, 1972.
Photo by Rick Stachura. March 11, 2019.
A rare extant wood-carved emblem representing the Parks Department. It could possibly date from the late 1940s.
As found at Marx Brothers Playground. East 97th Street, East Harlem.