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Morningside Park

Highlights

Carl Schurz Monument

Carl Schurz (1829-1906) was born in Liblar, Prussia (near what is now Cologne, Germany). In 1848, while a doctoral candidate at the University of Bonn, he joined the… Read More

Dr. Thomas Kiel Arboretum

This arboretum (a Latin word meaning "a place grown with trees") was named in memory of one of Morningside Park’s most dedicated volunteers, Dr.… Read More

Manhattan Schist in New York City Parks

Schist—which can be seen in Morningside Park, Marcus Garvey Memorial Park, and J Hood Wright Park—is an extremely strong and durable rock type. Deep below… Read More

Playground 123

This playground is located on the northeast corner of Morningside Park, facing 123rd Street, for which it is named.  The site lies within the area settled following… Read More

Seligman Fountain

This striking bronze sculpture by Edgar Walter (1877-1938) is also known as Bear and Faun.  It was dedicated in 1914 in memory of Alfred L. Seligman (1864-1910),… Read More

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Morningside Park Weather

  • Fri
    Mostly Sunny
    43°F
  • Sat
    Mostly Sunny
    41°F
  • Sun
    Slight Chc Rain/Snow
    44°F
  • Mon
    Chance Showers
    44°F

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