Coleman Playground

Looking at the Crazy Coleman Playground Flock House

Posted July 19, 2012 at 6:07 am

Shortly before the Fourth, a self-sustaining spaceship landed in the southwest corner of Coleman Playground, behind the baseball field.

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Coleman Oval Skatepark Open for Business

Posted July 5, 2012 at 6:38 am

We dropped in over the weekend to nab some shots of the completed project, and were greeted with a completely packed house.

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Labor Skate Shop Opens at 46 Canal Street

Last modified July 2, 2012 at 7:10 am

Another skate shop to fuel the downtown resurgence. With the newly-opened Coleman Oval Skatepark attracting a much larger horde of youngsters to the Lower East Side, there is seemingly more demand for those symbiotic businesses.

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Coleman Skatepark Opens Friday; Skaters Already Grinding

Last modified June 30, 2012 at 1:08 am

The recently re-branded Coleman Oval Skatepark isn’t quite ready for public consumption just yet, but that’s not stopping droves of skateboarders who want first tracks on that shiz.

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Flock House Project Coming to Coleman Skatepark

Last modified June 14, 2012 at 12:40 pm

Dreamed up by artist Mary Mattingly, Flock House is essentially a roving response to global migration patterns, acting as a “self-contained ecosystem.”

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Coleman Skate Park Now Closed for Upgrades

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 8:20 am

Downtown skaters are now SOL for the duration, as construction on the beloved Coleman Playground has just begun beneath the Manhattan Bridge.

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Construction on New Coleman Skatepark Begins Next Month

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 8:20 am

The recreation committee of CB3 held their monthly meeting last night to discuss the issues of remodeling Coleman Playground and also improvements to the Hamilton Fish Recreation Center.

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Klughaus Gallery Brings Graffiti Art to 47 Monroe Street

Posted December 23, 2011 at 6:09 am

Across the street from the popular Coleman Playground, more tell-tale elements of gentrification are taking hold.

Renderings for New Coleman Skate Park on Lower East Side

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 8:21 am

The new Coleman Oval Skate Park, as it’s being called now, will be a multifunctional space aside from just skateboarding. Details inside!

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Recap: 5th Annual Harold Hunter Day at Coleman Playground

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 8:21 am

Saturday afternoon, Coleman Playground was again host to the annual Harold Hunter Day fundraising festivities. More after the jump!

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