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Highbridge Park

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  • Location: 173rd Street and Amsterdam Avenue
  • Architect: John B. Jervis
  • Description: Romanesque revival, lantern converted to belfrey
  • Materials: Gray granite, copper, steel
  • Dimensions: H: 200' or H: 170'
  • Dedicated: 1872, 1958 carillon, 1990 rest
  • Fabricator: Roach & Jenkins (engineer)
  • Donor: Carillon, Altman Foundation

Please note, the NAME field includes a primary designation as well as alternate namings often in common or popular usage. The DEDICATED field refers to the most recent dedication, most often, but not necessarily the original dedication date. If the monument did not have a formal dedication, the year listed reflects the date of installation.

For more information, please contact Art & Antiquities at (212) 360-8143

Directions to Highbridge Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

Recreation CentersHighbridge Recreation Center

In observance of Labor Day, on Monday, September 7, this Recreation Center is closed. It will reopen at its normal time on Tuesday, September 8.
Anticipated Completion: 09/07/2015

ParkHighbridge Park

The High Bridge will be open daily from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. In the coming months, visitors may notice crews completing a few remaining construction items on the bridge. The completion of these final touches will have a minimal impact on visitor experience.

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