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Columbus Park

Baxter St, Mulberry St, Bayard St and Park

Manhattan

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

Columbus Park was named in 1911 after Christopher Columbus (1451-1506), the Italian explorer credited with discovering America, or at least with awakening Europe to the opportunities there.  Bounded by Baxter (formerly Orange), Worth (formerly Anthony), Bayard, and Mulberry Streets, the site has alternatively been named Mulberry Bend Park, Five Points Park, and Paradise Park.  Columbus Park is situated in the heart of one of the oldest residential areas in Manhattan, adjacent to the infamous "Five Points" and "The Bend”.

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Columbus Park Weather

  • Thu
    Snow
    28°F
  • Fri
    Sunny
    27°F
  • Sat
    Mostly Sunny
    35°F
  • Sun
    Mostly Sunny
    39°F

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