Rick Stachura

Rick Stachura writes about, and photographs, New York City. His work has been featured in Untapped Cities, Fodor’s Travel, and City Limits and at his website, Notes on New York.

The Marx Brothers Playground on the border of East Harlem and the Upper East Side.

Are Playgrounds the Site of New York City’s Next Big Land Grab?

A proposed luxury development in Manhattan has highlighted the murky status of Jointly Owned Playgrounds. Are they people’s parks or possible development sites?