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Adam Yauch Park Opens in Brooklyn to Honor MCA

Adam Yauch Park Opens in Brooklyn to Honor MCA

On May 3rd, the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation renamed Palmetto Playground on Columbia Street in Brooklyn Heights "Adam Yauch Park" to honor the Beastie Boy who passed away one year ago. Our photographer, Mark Hewko, was there. (See more of his photos here.)

[All photos by Mark Hewko]

Adam Yauch Park Opens in Brooklyn to Honor MCA

Detailed Portrait of Adam Yauch on the MCA tribute Cadillac.

Adam Yauch Park Opens in Brooklyn to Honor MCA

Adam Yauch Park naming ceremony pamphlet.

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Adam Yauch Park Opens in Brooklyn to Honor MCA

MCA Tribute Cadillac.

Adam Yauch Park Opens in Brooklyn to Honor MCA

MCA tribute cadillac. BrooklynWay.

 

Adam Yauch Park Opens in Brooklyn to Honor MCA

Adam Yauch played Basketball on this court when he was a teenager.

Adam Yauch Park Opens in Brooklyn to Honor MCA

Adam Horowitz speaking at the podium. Marty Markowitz seated in the rear.

Adam Yauch Park Opens in Brooklyn to Honor MCA

Crowd at Adam Yauch park, Columbia & State Streets.

Adam Yauch Park Opens in Brooklyn to Honor MCA

Adam Horowitz speaking at the podium giving props to Marty Markowitz.

 

Adam Yauch Park Opens in Brooklyn to Honor MCA

Adam Horowitz speaks with the crowd and press.

Adam Yauch Park Opens in Brooklyn to Honor MCA
Adam Yauch Park Opens in Brooklyn to Honor MCA

Detailed portraits of Adam Yauch (center) and Mike D (right), DJ Hurricane (left) on the MCA tribute Cadillac.


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