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New Playground Equipment at Pier 1

As we noted yesterday, the dangerous domes at the playground on Pier 1 were slated to be replaced by a “red house” and a “fairy castle”. Our intrepid Mr. J. went to the park this morning, and found new items already in place. That’s obviously the “red house” in the foreground. It looks like it […]

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Park Progress: Addition by Subtraction

Demolition of the National Cold Storage Warehouse on the landward side of Pier 1 has opened up views of the Brooklyn Bridge from the Promenade (compare photo below, taken on May 7 of this year). More photos and text after the jump.

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Pier 1 Domes Doomed? Our Man With Cam Investigates.

Mr. Junkersfeld takes a morning stroll to the Pier 1 playground, finds the solar fryers climbing domes fenced off, and learns their fate.

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Another Van Valkenburgh Designed Playground Cited for Burn Hazard

“The Mountain”, a metal-clad climbing dome at the new Union Square playground in Manhattan, has the same problem as the smaller domes at the playground on Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park. New York Post: When children were scorched on the new metal playground structures in Brooklyn Bridge Park last month, large festival tents were put […]

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