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Harvard Yard
Harvard Yard is situated on the lowest level of Skyline Park in the New Brighton section of Staten Island. On May 28, 1938, t...

Haven Esplanade
Haven Esplanade, located in the Staten Island neighborhood of New Brighton, honors Silas Nathaniel Havens (1827-1897), a promi...

Hero Park
Bounded by Victory Boulevard, Louis Street, and Howard Avenue, Hero Park honors the 144 Staten Island soldiers who died in Wo...

High Rock Park
Often referred to as one of the most tranquil places in New York City, High Rock Park is noted for its quiet ponds and deep wo...

Historic Richmond Town
Historic Richmond Town in LaTourette Park is a remarkable historic village and museum that encompasses four centuries of the h...

Horseshoe Crabs in New York City Parks - Buono Beach
Every May and June, horseshoe crabs emerge from the Narrows onto Buono Beach near Alice Austen Park. Female horseshoe crabs a...

Horseshoe Crabs in New York City Parks - Conference House Park
Every May and June, horseshoe crabs emerge from the Arthur Kill and Raritan Bay onto the beaches of Conference House Park. Fe...

Horseshoe Crabs in New York City Parks - Crescent Beach
Every May and June, horseshoe crabs emerge from Raritan Bay and Great Kills Harbor onto Crescent Beach. Female horseshoe crab...

Horseshoe Crabs in New York City Parks - Lemon Creek Park
Every May and June, horseshoe crabs emerge from the Raritan Bay onto the beaches in Lemon Creek Park. Female horseshoe crabs ...

Horseshoe Crabs in New York City Parks - Midland Beach
Every May and June, horseshoe crabs emerge from Lower New York Bay onto Midland Beach. Female horseshoe crabs arrive on the b...

Horseshoe Crabs in New York City Parks - South Beach
Every May and June, horseshoe crabs emerge from Lower New York Bay onto South Beach. Female horseshoe crabs arrive on the bea...

Horseshoe Crabs in New York City Parks - Wolfe's Pond Park
Every May and June, horseshoe crabs emerge from Raritan Bay onto beaches at Wolfe’s Pond Park. Female horseshoe crabs a...

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

House Sparrows in New York City Parks
If you look around Great Kills Veterans Playground, you will probably see house sparrows (Passer domesticus). This small, bro...

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

Icon II
This piece by sculptor Seena Donneson depicts a 10-foot-high abstract upright hourglass-shaped geometric form. Installed on S...

Ida Court
This parkland has been in existence longer than the nearby street that also bears its name. There is no record of the origin ...

Invasive Phragmites - Conference House Park
Conference House Park is named for the 17th century manor house on the southernmost tip of Staten Island. On September 11, 17...

Invasive Phragmites - Reeds Basket Willow
As one of the 20 most invasive plants in New York State, phragmites (Phragmites australis), also known as the common reed or &...

Joe Holzka Community Garden
A lifelong resident of Staten Island, Joseph Johnson Holzka (1927-1993) is remembered for his many contributions to the improv...

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