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City’s Largest State Park Honoring Shirley Chisholm Will Transform East New York’s Waterfront

Brooklyn will become home to the largest state park in New York City, announced Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday.  The new 407-acre Shirley Chisholm Park, named in honor of the Brooklyn-born trailblazer who was the first African-American congresswoman and the first woman and African American to run for president, will stretch along East New York’s Jamaica Bay and is […]