Sol Lain Playground

Reconstructed Sol Lain Playground Debuts Today on the Lower East Side

Posted September 25, 2017 at 5:00 am

The $3.1 million reconstruction of Sol Lain Playground finally concluded earlier this month. Its deliverance is slightly ahead of schedule, and comes two months after the neighboring Henry M. Jackson Playground itself debuted. New infrastructure installed in this public space includes updated play equipment, spray shower feature, basketball court, multi-purpose play area, benches, fences, drainage, water […]

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LES Parks Update: Henry M. Jackson Opens, Sol Lain Playground Still Months Away

Posted July 24, 2017 at 9:38 am

Out on the “bulge” of the Lower East Side, two parks within spitting distance of one another are currently undergoing multimillion-dollar upgrades. The Henry M. Jackson and Sol Lain Playgrounds closed back in August 2016 when the official ground-break commenced in front of the media camera. Both reconstruction projects – roughly on the same trajectory […]

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Sol Lain Playground is Getting a Much-Needed Facelift

Posted December 24, 2014 at 9:22 am

As part of the Mayor’s $130 million Community Parks Initiative, the play area behind Public School 34 on Henry Street is to receive a total makeover. Sol Lain Playground, as it’s officially known – is earmarked for some substantial change but remains in the design phase. In fact, the Parks Department has engaged the community […]

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