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The ragged, rebellious history of Tompkins Square Park

A condescending illustration of Tompkins Square Park from the New York journal Hearth and Home, 1873. (NYPL) ¬† Central Park has frequently been called ‘the people’s park,” but we think Tompkins Square Park may have a better claim to that title. ¬†From its inception, this East Village recreational spot — named for Vice President Daniel […]