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Mosholu Parkway
Mosholu Parkway is a landscaped highway connecting Bronx Park to Van Cortlandt Park. It stretches from Allerton Avenue to Gu...

Mount Eden Malls
This series of traffic islands on Mount Eden Parkway honors Rachel Eden, who purchased the sloping eastern part of Anderson Fa...

Mount Hope Garden
This site, on Creston Avenue between East Burnside Avenue and East 179th Street in the Mount Hope section of the Bronx, is nam...

Mount Hope Playground
The neighborhood of Mount Hope is characterized by nothing larger than a hill. The hill and surrounding land were once the pr...

Muller Triangle
This triangle, bounded by East Fordham Road, Creston Avenue, and East 190th Street, remained nameless until December 17, 1929...

Murphy Square
Arthur H. Murphy (1868-1922) was the first Democratic County Chairman in the Bronx, a position later held by Ed “In Like...

Nelson Playground
Half Nelson Playground is located between Nelson and Woodycrest Avenues, south of West 166th Street, in the Highbridge secti...

Nelson Playground - Beavers in New York City
In the early 17th century, the Dutch East India Company sent navigator Henry Hudson westward to discover the Northwest Passage...

Niles Triangle
It is difficult to overstate the impact that William White Niles (1861-1935) had in the development of Bronx Parks. Niles was...

Noble Playground
Noble Playground came into existence in 1939 as part of a proposal to extend the Bronx River Parkway from Bronxville to the So...

O’Brien Oval
Captain Thomas A. O’Brien was born in 1884 and grew up at 280 Burnside Avenue, just a few blocks away. O’Brien w...

O’Neill Triangle
The identity of O’Neill Triangle’s namesake is something of a mystery. The Board of Aldermen named it O’Nei...

Ogden Plimpton Playground
This playground takes its name from two avenues that border the property: Ogden Avenue and Plimpton Avenue. The park is also ...

Old Fort Four Park
The American Revolution (1763-1789), the fight for our nation's independence from British rule, irrevocably sh...

Olinville Playground
This playground bears the name of the Bronx neighborhood of Olinville, named after the author, professor and Methodist bishop,...

Olmstead Triangle
Olmstead Triangle and the adjacent Avenue honors the Olmsteads. Settlers of Westchester Village, their gravestones remain in ...

Oneida Triangle
Neighbor to 1,146.43 acre Van Cortlandt Park, Oneida Triangle is bounded by East 238th Street, Van Cortlandt Park East, and On...

Orchard Beach
Orchard Beach is one of Pelham Bay Park’s most distinctive features. Even though the beach itself is relatively new, vi...

Orchard Beach - Horseshoe Crabs in New York City Parks
Every May and June, horseshoe crabs emerge from Pelham Bay and the Long Island Sound onto Orchard Beach in Pelham Bay Park. F...

Osprey in New York City Parks - Pelham Bay Park
More than three times the size of Manhattan's Central Park, Pelham Bay Park is the City's largest park property. Visitors to ...

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