1. Famous Peter Plaques
Peter’s Field, located between 20th and 21st Streets and First and Second Avenues, is named for two of the city’s most prominent historical figures, Peter Stuyvesant and Peter Cooper, but they share the limelight with a few other famous Peters in this park. During a renovation of the playground and tennis courts in 1998 a series of cast concrete plaques, placed in pairs along Second Avenue, were installed that depict other famous Peters such as children’s story characters like Peter Pan, Peter Pumpkin Eater, Peter Rabbit and of course Peter Piper, picking pickled peppers. There is even a plaque for your friendly neighborhood Spiderman, Peter Parker.