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Crotona Park
For more than one hundred years, Crotona Park has been one of the most important public parks in the Bronx, a sanctuary of rol...

Crotona 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...

Crotona Pool
For outdoor pool details, including hours and rules, please visit our Free Outdoor Pools page. This Olympic-size swimmi...

D'Auria-Murphy Triangle
This park gets its name from the D’Auria-Murphy American Legion Post in the Belmont section of the Bronx. The post was ...

Daniel Boone Playground
American Frontiersman Daniel Boone (1734-1820) pioneered the exploration of and settlement in Kentucky in the 18th century. B...

Davidson Playground
Little is known about Oliver Mathias Davidson for whom this playground and the adjacent Davidson Avenue are named. Davidson s...

Dawson Playground
This park honors Henry B. Dawson (1821-1889), who lived in this section of Hunts Point in the Bronx after emigrating from Engl...

Deegan Rock
This parkland honors Major William F. Deegan (1882-1932), an influential Bronx veteran, architect, and politician. William Fr...

DeRosa O’Boyle Triangle
This triangle honors William Anthony DeRosa and Andrew O’Boyle, two Throgs Neck natives who gave their lives for their c...

Devanney Triangle
This small park is named after Private Patrick J. Devanney, a native of the Bronx, who gave his life in World War I. Devanney...

Dogwood Junction
Dogwood junction is spotted with Japanese (Cornus kousa) and redosier (Cornus sericea) dogwood trees, which are often used in ...

Drew Playground
Located on Fulton Avenue between East 169th and East 170th Street, this playground is one of the city’s oldest public sp...

Dunbar Playground
This playground honors Paul Dunbar (1872-1906), an accomplished and prolific African American poet. Born on June 27, 1872 in ...

Eae J. Mitchell Park
Eae J. Mitchell Park is named for a community activist, Eae J. Mitchell. When fires devastated parts of the southeastern Bron...

East Harlem Art Park
East Harlem Art Park is located at the corner of East 120th Street and Sylvan Place, a small road between Lexington and 3rd Av...

Eastchester Playground
This playground bears the name of one of the earliest settlements to have existed in the Bronx area. Eastchester was original...

Echo Triangle
This park and the adjacent Echo Place derive their name from a wooded glen, once situated on nearby Webster Avenue, which was ...

Edenwald Playground
This playground, like the adjacent housing project, street, and neighborhood, takes its name from the Edenwald Estate, which s...

Edgar Allan Poe
Sculptor Edmond Thomas Quinn (1868–1929) created this bronze portrait bust of Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849), the est...

Edgar Allan Poe Cottage
The white frame farmhouse now known as Poe Cottage was built as a laborer's dwelling around 1812. Edgar Allan Poe (1809-...

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