With open space at a premium during the Covid-19 crisis, cordoned off areas like the one at Marx Brothers especially stand out.
As the controversial redevelopment plan for 321 East 96th Street heads to State Supreme Court, I examined the case files. This is what I found.
According to the de Blasio Administration, the City’s Jointly Operated Playgrounds, or JOPs, aren’t parks. But what does a new map from the Parks Department say about them, and what does it have to do with the Marx Brothers Playground in East Harlem?