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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

Due to the winter storm, NYC Parks will close this afternoon at 6:00 p.m., effective until further notice. Closures include all parks and recreation centers, and signage will be posted at all parks sites.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

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Flood Triangle

E. 188 St. at 3 Ave. and Washington Ave.

Bronx

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

Like all residents of dense urban environments, New Yorkers seize every opportunity to create a patch of green. The Bronx, in particular, is dotted with a number of small, grassy, three-sided plots of land traditionally called squares. Besides creating more of these miniature parks as part of the Greenstreets Program, Parks Commissioner Stern has renamed older parks with the geometrically correct name of triangle. Flood Triangle, named by the Commissioner in 1996, had been Flood Square since 1940. Flood, most likely, was the surname of a local soldier who never returned from World War I. Third Avenue, Washington Avenue, and 188th Street form the boundaries of this park.

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Flood Triangle Weather

  • Mon
    Snow
    26°F
  • Tue
    Heavy Snow
    26°F
  • Wed
    Mostly Sunny
    27°F
  • Thu
    Chance Light Snow
    30°F

7-day forecast

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