The area includes the High Bridge, New York City's oldest standing bridge, built in 1842 as part of the Croton Aqueduct system of bringing the first clean water into the city, and the parks on the Bronx and Manhattan side of it.
Hippo Playground is one of the smaller parks within Riverside Park.
The Irish Hunger Memorial, built in 2002 by Brian Tolle, commemorates the Irish-American experience in New York.
Two baseball diamonds, basketball courts, volleyball courts and two playgrounds, one with a water play area, provide residents with spots to compete and play. A bandshell within its boundaries hosts of concerts throughout the warm season, keeping Harlem's tradition of fostering local music alive and well. Access the bandshell via West 122nd Street and Mt. Morris Park West.
This central plaza of Lincoln Center is bordered by the David H. Koch Theater, the Metropolitan Opera House, Avery Fisher Hall and Columbus Avenue. Performances and public dancing events take place on it during the summer.
Long Meadow Ballfields has established Prospect Park as the focal point of youth baseball in Brooklyn.