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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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Events

MOCA Cinema at Columbus Park: In the Mood for Love

Join NYC Parks and the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) or film screenings at the Columbus Park Pavilion. Enjoy the...

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Columbus Park Weather

  • Tue
    Isolated Showers
    71°F
  • Wed
    Sunny
    74°F
  • Thu
    Sunny
    74°F
  • Fri
    Sunny
    69°F

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