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Fufidio Triangle
This triangle is named for Walter Fufidio (1924-1945), a native of Hunts Point in the Bronx, who was killed in the bloody batt...

Galileo Park
Galileo Galilei was born near Pisa on February 15th in 1564 - the same year in which Shakespeare was born, and in which Michel...

Garden of Happiness
This garden was built by community members in 1988 on three former city-owned lots. Its name refers to the hopes of area res...

Garrison Playground
“I will be harsh as truth, and as uncompromising as justice.” -William Lloyd Garrison William Lloyd Garrison (...

General Josiah Porter Statue
This sculpture of General Josiah Porter (1830–1894) was created by William Clark Noble (1858–1938) and dedicated ...

Givans Creek Woods
Adjacent to Co-op City’s urban development, Givans Creek Woods is a natural area that not only preserves many plants and...

Givans Square
In 1795, Robert Givan, his wife Agnes Thompson, and their seven children, emigrated from Kelso, Scotland, to this area of the ...

Glover’s Rock
Glover’s Rock marks the site of the Battle of Pell’s Point on October 18, 1776. Before the American Revolution, t...

Goble Playground
This playground honors George S. Goble, who ran an ice pond and icehouse in the Bronx during the 1860s. Adjacent to the playg...

Gouverneur Morris Playground
Gouverneur Morris (1752-1816) was an important political figure on both the state and national stages. Born at his family est...

Gouverneur Morris Triangle
A prominent statesman, writer, and diplomat in Revolutionary New York, Gouverneur Morris (1752-1816) was perhaps the greatest ...

Governor Smith Playground
The greatest privilege that can come to any man is to give himself to the nation which reared him. ””Alfred E. S...

Grand Avenue Playground
This playground takes its name from the adjacent Grand Avenue, which runs parallel to the Grand Concourse. The concept for th...

Grove Hill Playground
Grove Hill Playground, bounded by Eagle and Cauldwell Avenues on 158th Street, lies in a an area that was once a neighborhood ...

Grove Hill Playground
Before the Third Avenue elevated train brought dense, urban development to Melrose in the 1890s, the area had a suburban atmos...

Gun Hill Meadow
Gun Hill Meadow is named for a January 25, 1777 Revolutionary War battle that took place near this site. Gun Hill Road, then ...

Gun Hill Playground
This park and nearby Gun Hill Houses are named for Gun Hill Road. The story of Gun Hill Road begins with the Mohegan Indians,...

Hackett Park
Bound by West 254th Street, Riverdale Avenue, and the Henry Hudson Parkway, this park honors the achievements of educator Dr....

Haffen Park
Louis F. Haffen (1854-1935) was the first Borough President of the Bronx. The son of a German dairy farmer and beer brewer, h...

Hank Greenberg Ballfield
This ballfield was named in honor of the Major League baseball player Henry Benjamin ‘Hank’ Greenberg (1911-1986)....

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