6. Diana Ross Playground – Central Park West

In 1983, world famous musician Diana Ross promised to pay for a children’s playground in Central Park, with the proceeds of a free televised concert that took place in Central Park. According to an article in People in 1984, Ross told then Mayor Ed Koch that the concert did not make a profit. So using her own money (and money from the city) the playground named in her honor was opened in 1987.

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4 Responses
  1. I use to visit USA many times and each time I got great experience. During my last
    ny to niagara falls bus tour. I really enjoy the visit and stay at Adam Yauch Park. It is one of the most famous park and first famous attraction of NYC. I loved it.

  2. I use to visit USA many times and each time I got great experience. During my last nyc to dc bus tour I really enjoy the visit and stay at Adam Yauch Park. It is one of the most famous park and first famous attraction of NYC. I loved it.

    • christopher inoa Reply

      You are absolutely right, my mistake, I will get to fixing that pronto.

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