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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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Crescent Park Weather

  • Wed
    Sunny
    46°F
  • Thu
    Sunny
    51°F
  • Fri
    Slight Chc Rain
    54°F
  • Sat
    Chance Showers
    56°F

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