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Rose Hill Park
This small park is a vestige of a far larger estate once called "Rose Hill" by its owner, Robert Watt. His l...

Rosewood Playground
The origin of Rosewood Playground’s name, and the adjacent Rosewood Street--formerly known, at varying times, as Post St...

Ruth MacLaughlin Playground
I believe it can mean disaster for an individual to go from childhood to maturity and never experience that communion, ...

Ryan Triangle
This triangle, bordering the Bronx neighborhoods of The Hub, Mott Haven, and Concourse Village, honors George P. Ryan, a Bronx...

Sachkerah Woods Playground: July 2007 Park of the Month
Sachkerah Woods Playground, located in the southeast corner of Van Cortlandt Park, is July's Park of the Month. The recently...

Saratoga Ballfields
This ballfield is named for the nearby avenue as well as the Upstate New York town in where, in 1777, America won one of its m...

Saw Mill Playground
This playground is named for the Saw Mill Creek, also known as the Mill Brook, which once flowed by this parkland. The creek ...

Schneider-Sampson Park
Schneider-Sampson Park is a traffic triangle that honors two natives of Schuylerville who participated in World War I (1914-19...

Seabury Park (Mid-Bronx Desperadoes Park)
Although officially named Seabury Park, this park is also known as Mid-Bronx Desperadoes Park, in recognition of the non-prof...

Sedgwick Playground
Major General John Sedgwick (1813-1864) was one of the most revered commanders of the Union Army during the Civil War. A Con...

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

Sergeant Johnson Triangle
This triangle is named in honor of Sergeant Charles J. Johnson (1894-1918), the only New York City fireman to be killed during...

Seton Falls Park
Seton Falls Park is a woodland, wetland, and bird sanctuary. It derives its name from the prominent waterfalls built in the p...

Seton Falls Park - Monarch Butterflies in New York City
The monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) may seem to be one of the most delicate creatures alive. But despite its frail appea...

Seton Falls Park - the Forests of New York City
Although only 35 acres, Seton Falls Park has a surprisingly vital forest. Floodplain forest is present along Rattlesnake Cree...

Seton Park
This park is named in honor of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton (1774-1821), known to her friends and followers as Mother Seton. Bor...

Sheridan Expressway
The Sheridan Expressway is named for Arthur V. Sheridan (1988-1952), Bronx Borough Commissioner of Public Works (1942-1952) u...

Sheridan Triangle
This park is named for David Sheridan, a member of an old prominent Riverdale family who was killed in World War II. Sheridan...

Sid Augarten Field
This field, a prominent feature of Vinmont Veteran Park, honors Sid Augarten (1928-1971), who served as commissioner and pre...

Siwanoy Trail
The Native American Siwanoy inhabited the land along the coastlines of the Long Island Sound, Eastchester Bay, and Pelham Bay,...

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