Pier 2 at Brooklyn Bridge Park has six handball courts where park visitors of all ages can enjoy “off the wall” play. Skip to Main Content Jump to Main Content Visit Brooklyn Bridger Park
Activities and Facilities > Handball Courts. Handball Courts. Initially introduced by Irish immigrants at the end of the 19th century, New Yorkers have taken handball and made it a sport all their own. Although one of the city's most popular activities, plenty of room remains on our courts for new players.
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Claims have been made that the first official handball court was constructed in Brooklyn in 1877. There have been disputes over this fact (get a life. All good things come from Brooklyn) but it is indisputable that handball was a large part of the culture while I was growing up and remains so today, thanks to our great public parks system.
There are, according to the city Parks Department, 649 handball courts scattered throughout Brooklyn, but only one of them, in Cadman Plaza, is intentionally a work of art.
Police investigate after a man was shot and killed on the handball court of Lincoln Terrace Park in Brooklyn, New York on Sunday, August 9. (Gardiner Anderson/for New York Daily News)
DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN – The Public Art Fund announced on Monday that artist Harold Ancart will exhibit an interactive art installation consisting of a playable handball court in Cadman Plaza Park starting in the spring. Rendering of Harold Ancart’s Subliminal Standard courtesy of Public Art Fund
A man was killed by a stray bullet while playing handball in a Brooklyn park. Gaby Acedeo reports. In another weekend of violence in NYC, four people were shot and killed just on Sunday — one of ...
It is known, though, that Phil Casey built a genuine handball court in Brooklyn in 1882. Casey had emigrated from Ireland in 1872. He and fellow immigrants tried playing in alleys, but weren’t happy about it because most walls were made of brick.
Man wrongfully convicted of 1991 murder where victim was found in Brooklyn handball court walks free. By Rich Schapiro and Christina Carrega. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS | Mar 10, 2016 at 5:51 PM .