Renovated Cedar Playground Blooms Again

Local elected officials, community leaders, musicians, parks commissioners and P.S. 226 students had fun at the newly renovated play area.
Photo by Malcolm Pinckney/NYC Parks

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver; Bronx Parks Commissioner Iris Rodriguez-Rosa and Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. along with local elected officials and P.S. 226 students commemorated the grand reopening of Cedar Playground on Tuesday, September 20. The newly renovated park includes an updated play area, basketball courts and adjacent landscape, a spray shower, adult exercise equipment and added security lighting. Diaz contributed $1.5 million to the funding with an additional $900,000 from former Councilwoman Helen Foster.

Hip-Hop legend DJ Kool Herc (back, c) joined P.S. 226 students in celebrating Cedar Park’s reopening.
Photo by Malcolm Pinckney/NYC Parks

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