Thomas Jefferson Park

E 114th Thomas Jefferson Park-TA02

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Parks & Gardens, Parks

2180 First Avenue
New York, NY 10029
212 860 1383
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Hours:
11am-6:30pm Everyday

Morningside Park

Morningside Park-TA01

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Parks & Gardens, Parks

West 110th Street and Manhattan Avenue
New York, NY 212 937 3883
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Straus Park and Statue of Franz Siegel

Riverside Park at 106th Franz Zigel-TA02

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Education & Community, Plaques & Statues
Parks & Gardens, Parks

West End Avenue and 106th Street
New York, NY 10025
212 639 9675
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Straus Park and Statue of Franz Siegel

Born in Germany in 1824 and arriving in the United States in 1852, Franz Siegel fought in the Civil War and inspired fellow German-Americans to join him in the Union Army. Karl Bitter, an Austrian sculptor, was commissioned to create a statue of Siegel in 1904. It is one of several that were made to … read more

Joan of Arc Statue - Riverside Park

West 93rd at Riverside Joan of Arc -TA01

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Education & Community, Plaques & Statues
Parks & Gardens, Parks

  • Historic Site
  • Side Pick

West 93rd Street and Riverside Park
New York, NY 10025
Joan of Arc Statue - Riverside Park

On her own grassy island in the middle of Riverside Drive, Joan of Arc sits astride a horse, staring over the Hudson River. The sculptureā€™s artist is Anna Vaughn Hyatt Huntington, one of the first woman artists to be elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She studied and worked in the … read more

Ruppert Park

91st and 2nd Ruppert Park -TA01

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Parks & Gardens, Parks, Playgrounds

  • For Kids

91st Street and Second Avenue
New York, NY 10128
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West 87th Street Park and Garden

W 87th st Park and Garden-TA03

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Parks & Gardens, Gardens, Parks

55 West 87th Street
New York, NY 10024
212 788 7900
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Carl Schurz Park

E 86th Carl Schurz Park -TA04

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Parks & Gardens, Parks, Playgrounds

  • For Kids

East 86th Street & East End Avenue
New York, NY 10028
212 459 4455
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Hours:
Dawn - 1am Everyday

Theodore Roosevelt Park

Parks & Gardens, Parks

  • For Kids

200 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
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John Jay Park

E 78th Street John Jay Park-TA02

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Parks & Gardens, Parks

76th Street and the FDR Drive
New York, NY 10021
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Verdi Square

W72nd Verdi Square -TA02

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Parks & Gardens, Parks

  • Side Pick

Broadway at 72nd Street
New York, NY 10023
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Verdi Square

Verdi Square, an enchanting little triangle of green in the middle of a busy Upper West Side intersection, is named for Giuseppe Forunino Francesco Verdi, the opera composer who wrote Aida, La Traviata, Otello, and many other famous works. A statue of Verdi surrounded by some of his well-known characters, … read more