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315 West 48th Street
Founded in 1997
This garden behind the new Salvation Army headquarters originally reached from 47th to 48th street. The rebuilt garden now faces 48th Street. Children from the Mid-Town West School garden in pie shaped cobblestone lined raised beds. The front area is their forest of Ailanthus trees. A flagstone pathway rings the rear of the garden and leads to a tool shed. Ornamental shrubs and butterfly attracting plants hide the low wrought iron fence. The science teachers make ample use of this outdoor classroom.
This garden is under the jurisdiction of NYC Parks and supported by GreenThumb, the nation's largest urban gardening program. If you are interested in joining, starting, or supporting a community garden, contact NYC Parks GreenThumb.