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Virginia Park

White Plains Rd bet. S/B Cross Bronx Exwy and Westchester Av

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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

This park, located at the intersection of White Plains Road, Westchester Avenue, and the Cross Bronx Expressway in the Bronx, is named for nearby Virginia Avenue.

Originally settled as farmland, in December, 1924 a street named Gray Avenue was laid out on the present site of Virginia Avenue. It is commonly thought that a surveyor of the area renamed the throughway Virginia Avenue to commemorate his birthplace in Stratford, in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Supporting this theory are the names of the adjacent streets, Stratford and Commonwealth Avenue.

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Virginia Park Weather

  • Thu
    Scattered Thunderstorms
    84°F
  • Fri
    Chance Thunderstorms
    85°F
  • Sat
    Chance Showers
    82°F
  • Sun
    Chance Thunderstorms
    81°F

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