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Imagination Playground

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Address: 165 John St, New York City, NY 10038-3512
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a great public play ground

It is a big play ground with decent restroom. Playing water in summer is always a good idea. The kids have lots of fun just play with the water. The building block is made of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 June 2014
Jing X
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2014

It's located in the busy area of the financial district, so air was filled with lots of exhausts, it was especially notisable in the hot day. It's not your average playground, but there are so many great playgrounds in parks. Maybe it worth visiting once or if you leave in the close proximity. It was also very crowded for a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2014

It is a big play ground with decent restroom. Playing water in summer is always a good idea. The kids have lots of fun just play with the water. The building block is made of foam. There are umbrellas around the water play area. It seems that the 2-3 management person are from the building block toy company. Because they... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2013

I visited the park the day it opened, and was already amazed! The location was already beautiful, being right next to the seaport. Even more so was the playground itself-- like no other playground in the city! There were foam blocks to construct houses and direct canals, and much more self engineering materials. I think that everyone from any age... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2012

Getting a bit bored of our usual neighborhood playgrounds, we finally went down to the flagship Imagination Playground right next to the Seaport. It was great. The main attractions for my pre-schooler were the huge sand pit, and the water play. The park is laid out well and there were very nice large sun umbrellas where grownups could sit and... More 

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At the southernmost tip of Manhattan, the Financial District is where New York City began as a center of commerce. Today, the historic streets and beautiful setting are complemented by museums, countless skyscrapers, and the heart of the Financial District, home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange. Catch the Staten Island Ferry for an unbeatable view of the skyline and Statue of Liberty, or sail to Ellis Island to learn about the vital immigrant history of the city.
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