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Bronx River
The glad spring gushing from the rock’s bare bosom Sweet sights, sweet sounds, all sights, all sounds excelling Oh! &l...

Bronx River Parkway
The 23-mile Bronx River winds down through southern Westchester County and the Bronx creating a peaceful corridor of green....

Bronx River Soldier Statue
This granite statue of a Union soldier during the Civil War is by the Italian-born sculptor John Grignola (1861–1912). ...

Bronx Victory Memorial - Mosholu Parkway
This striking bronze figural group honors the local servicemen who paid the supreme sacrifice during World War I (1914-1918). ...

Bronx Victory Memorial - Pelham Bay Park
One of the most impressive monuments in New York City, the Bronx Victory Memorial was designed by architect and landscape arch...

Brook Park
Brook Playground and the adjacent avenue are named for Mill Brook, a stream which once ran through this neighborhood before th...

Bruckner Expressway
Named for former Bronx Borough President and Congressman Henry Bruckner (1871-1942), this roadway links the Triborough Bridge ...

Bruckner Playground
Henry Bruckner (1871-1942), United States Congressman and long-time Bronx Borough President, was born in the Bronx on June 17,...

Brust Park
One of the oldest parks in the section of Riverdale known as Fieldston, this property was acquired by the City through condemn...

Bryan Park
This park honors New York veteran John Fraser Bryan (1885-1918). Bryan, a member of the United States’ Allied Expeditio...

Bryant Triangle
Although some believe that this triangle and the adjacent avenue are named for Bronx Revolutionary War hero Captain Bryant, th...

Captain Oliver Triangle
This triangle, located at the junction of East 161st Street, Third Avenue, and St. Anne’s Avenue in the Bronx neighborho...

Captain Rivera Playground
This playground honors Captain Manuel Rivera, Jr. (1959-1991), a South Bronx native and one of the first casualties of the Per...

Carlos J. Lozada Playground
This playground is located on the north side of East 135th Street between Alexander and Willis Avenues in the Mott Haven secti...

Castle Hill Park
Castle Hill Park lies at the tip of Castle Hill Neck, a peninsula named by English settlers for a fortified Indian village loc...

Castle Hill Playground
This playground, like the adjacent school, takes its name from the surrounding neighborhood, Castle Hill. The area was named ...

Cedar Playground
Cedar trees are celebrated for their valuable wood, which is generally red, scented, and highly resistant to decay. The Phoen...

Cedar 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...

Charlton Garden
This garden honors the heroism of Korean War Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Sergeant Cornelius H. Charlton (1929-1951)...

Church Triangle
According to the 1925 photograph on the wall of the landmarked Joe and Joe’s Restaurant on Castle Hill Avenue in the Bro...

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