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”.
The Parks Gardener and volunteers will be planting tulip and daffodil bulbs in Columbus Park. If you live nearby, why...
Directions to Columbus Park
- Pedestrian Paths Open Once More at Columbus Park
- Columbus Park is March’s Park of the Month
- DOWNTOWN DESIGN WINS CITYWIDE PRIZE
Columbus Park Weather