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Fort Washington Park

Louie Stern Memorial

  • Location: Playground at 177th Street and Cabrini Blvd.
  • Description: Plaque on boulder
  • Materials: Bronze, natural boulder
  • Dimensions: H: 14" W: 14"
  • Dedicated: November, 1969
  • Donor: Port Authority of New York, Chamber of Commerce of Washington Heights
  • Inscription: THIS PLAQUE IS IN MEMORY / OF THE SIGNIFICANT CIVIC / ACHIEVEMENTS MADE BY / LOUIE STERN ON BEHALF OF / THE WASHINGTON HEIGHTS / COMMUNITY / NOVEMBER 1969 / THE PORT AUTHORITY OF NEW YORK / CHAMBER OF COMMERCE / OF / WASHINGTON HEIGHTS /

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Portions of Fort Washington Park are closed to reconstruct the park entrance to Fort Washington Park on the south side of Dyckman Street and construct one mile of new greenway for pedestrians, cyclists and public waterfront access and enjoyment along the Hudson River. Construction is being done in an environmentally sensitive manner to maximize preservation of existing trees. Among the amenities the construction will provide are park lighting, new asphalt pavement and sub base, improved drainage, fencing, pruning of existing vegetation and planting of new trees, shrubs and wild flowers.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2014

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