First Street Garden

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First Street Garden

48 East 1st Street
New York, NY 10003
F 4pm-6pm; Sa-Su 12pm-4pm

Over thirty years ago, this vacant land became a local garden. In 1999, the city attempted to repurchase the land and replace this lovely garden with condos, but the neighborhood came together and with help from Green Thumb (the largest community gardening program in the nation), Garden 48 is now maintained exclusively by neighbors. The current theme of the stunning murals on the wall is “women who made a difference in America.”

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