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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

New York City parks are now open. We continue to urge caution in parks under wintry conditions: parks paths can be slippery, snow cover can cover frozen lakes and bodies of water, and branches may have fallen. If you see a fallen branch call 311.

Some recreation centers will open from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. today with limited staffing.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

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Crescent Park

Albany Crescent, W 233 St, Major Deegan

Bronx

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

Bounded by Albany Crescent, West 233rd Street, and the Major Deegan Expressway, this park was originally known as Hut Hill because of the rudimentary encampments continental soldiers built on this hillside during the Revolutionary War. During the 19th century, it was referred to as Boston Hill. In 1913, Parks named this piece of land Albany Crescent Park for the old Albany Post Road which once past by here and the site’s distinct curvature. Parks shortened this site’s name from Albany Crescent Park to Crescent Park on February 11, 1998.

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Directions to Crescent Park

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Highlights

Crescent Park Weather

  • Tue
    Light Snow
    26°F
  • Wed
    Blowing Snow
    30°F
  • Thu
    Chance Light Snow
    30°F
  • Fri
    Chance Flurries
    34°F

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