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Mario Merola Grove
This grove of pine trees is dedicated to Mario Merola (1922-1987), the pugnacious Bronx District Attorney who convicted David ...

Martin Luther King Triangle
The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968), was a pivotal figure in the civil rights movement. He became famous in ...

Martin Van Buren Playground
Best known as the eighth president of the United States (1837-1841), Martin Van Buren (1782-1862) was born in Kinderhook, New ...

Matthews Muliner Playground
This playground is named for two New Yorkers who lived here 200 years ago. David Mathews (d. 1800) served as mayor of New Yor...

Mayaro Playground
This playground opened in 1954 as the Melrose Houses Playground. The neighborhood of Melrose was originally settled by the Mo...

Mazzei Playground
Philip Mazzei (1730-1816), an influential early American statesman, was born in Poggio a Caiano, near Florence, Italy. He was...

McKinley Square
This public square is named for William McKinley (1843-1901), the twenty-fifth President of the United States. McKinley wa...

Melrose Houses Playground - House Sparrows in New York City Parks
If you look around Melrose Houses Playground, you will probably see house sparrows (Passer domesticus). This small, brown bir...

Memorial Grove
Memorial Grove was created to honor Bronx men who served in World War II and Korea. The grove is shaded by Pin oaks (Quercus ...

Merriam Playground
Francis W. Meriam (sic), the man for whom Merriam Avenue and Merriam Playground are named, owned land in this area in the mid-...

Metcalf Playground
Metcalf Playground is named for Charles and Hester Metcalf, landowners during the 1840s in the area surrounding today’s ...

Michel Triangle
In 1940, this triangle was named to honor August Michel (1900-1918), a native of the Bronx famous for being one of the smalles...

Mill Brook Playground
This playground, bordering on the Bronx neighborhoods of Mott Haven and Port Morris, is named, like the nearby Mill Brook Hous...

Mill Brook Playground - House Sparrows in New York City Parks
If you look around Mill Brook Playground, you will probably see house sparrows (Passer domesticus). This small, brown bird ha...

Monsignor Raul Del Valle Square
Monsignor Raul del Valle (1926-1988) was born in Cuba on June 1, 1926. He left Cuba to study in Rome and in 1949 he earned a ...

Morgan Playground
This playground, located in the Bronx neighborhood of Morrisania, honors Edward Denison Morgan (1811-1883), a 19th century New...

Morris Garden
This park, as well as the adjacent Morris Avenue, gets its name from the famed Bronx landowners, the Morris family. In 1670 b...

Morris Mesa
Morris Mesa refers to the plateau of parkland named after the prominent Morris family of the Bronx.  In 1670, brothers Ri...

Morton Playground
In the early 19th century, New York City grew faster and larger than any other city in the Western Hemisphere. Like most...

Mosaic Success Garden
The Mosaic Success Garden is named for the Alianza Mosaic Beacon Center of P.S. 11, the community center that oversees the gar...

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