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Aging Cooling System Blamed for Reduced Services at Hamilton Fish Park Library this Summer

Posted May 21, 2019 at 5:03 am

With summer fast approaching, the NYPL’s Hamilton Fish Park branch staff is taking steps to ensure they don’t find themselves in a Fahrenheit 451 situation. Due to an aging cooling system, the library is reducing its services, as well as downsizing its footprint for the summer. A few portable air conditioning units will cool a […]

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Years Overdue, NYC’s First Public Squash Court Debuts at Hamilton Fish Park

Posted April 18, 2018 at 5:06 am

In case you’ve forgetten, that highly-publicized outdoor squash court planned for Pitt Pool on the Lower East Side is still happening. In fact, it just debuted yesterday after nearly two years of delays. The temporary squash amenity is the first of its kind in New York City – a public court open to all. The […]

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NYPL to Upgrade the Hamilton Fish Park Branch Library on East Houston

Posted April 12, 2017 at 5:00 am

The New York Public Library is poised to upgrade one of its Lower East Side facilities. Up next, the Hamilton Fish Park branch on East Houston Street. Built in 1960, the Hamilton Fish branch is a one-story brick masonry building sitting in a shared complex with the gifted academic enterprise, New Explorations into Science Technology […]

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That Public Squash Court in Hamilton Fish Park Might Take a Minute to Happen

Posted July 13, 2016 at 5:10 am

Plans to install a public squash court on the Lower East Side, a first of its kind in New York City – are not as final as previously believed. When we first brought word that the year-old Public Squash Foundation proposed an installation inside the Hamilton Fish Park on Pitt Street, feathers ruffled almost immediately. We […]

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First NYC Public Squash Court Coming to Hamilton Fish Park Next Month

Posted June 15, 2016 at 5:00 am

In approximately one month, squash players across the city will have access to a flagship court on the Lower East Side. The first of its kind in New York City. As previously reported, the year-old Public Squash Foundation aims to construct an all-glass, weather-proof squash court in the neighborhood to make the game more accessible to […]

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Pitt Pool Opens for the Summer Tomorrow

Posted June 26, 2015 at 5:12 am

Monday was the first day of summer, and you know you wanna go swimming outside. The pool at Hamilton Fish Park – lovingly referred to as “Pitt Pool” (aka Piss Pool) – is one day from reopening. Water was hooked up and filled within the last couple weeks. The twin-pool premises is back for the […]

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Recap: National Guard Doles Food and Water on Pitt Street

Posted November 4, 2012 at 10:01 am

Mobilize. That’s the key word of late. Helping those who are still without.

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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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Weekend Edition: December 5

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:11 am

[Photo Credit: Robert Carmona]

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