BUY PRINT    1903. "Seward Park, New York, N.Y." Serving the immigrant neighborhoods of Manhattan's Lower East Side, the park was noted as being the first municipal playground in the United States. At left, the recreation pavilion, next to P.S. 62 in the final stages of construction. Click here for the other side of the park. 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Photographic Co. | Click image for Comments. | Home | Browse All Photos