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Jerome Slope

Jerome Ave. at E. 165 St.

Bronx

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

This park is named after Leonard W. Jerome (1817-1891), a prominent and wealthy Brooklyn citizen. He was a successful stock speculator, making and losing several fortunes and, in the process, earning the nickname the King of Wall Street. He was also the principal owner of The New York Times for several years, the founder of the American Academy of Music, and the maternal grandfather of Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965), Great Britain’s legendary World War II Prime Minister.

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Jerome Slope Weather

  • Thu
    Chance Rain/Snow
    39°F
  • Fri
    Mostly Sunny
    41°F
  • Sat
    Mostly Cloudy
    41°F
  • Sun
    Mostly Cloudy
    52°F

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