Jerome Av to River Av bet. E 164 St and McClellan St at Cromwell Ave
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This park honors John Mullaly (1835-1911), a newspaperman and civic official who was a tireless proponent of green space and the father of the Bronx parks system. Born in Belfast, Ireland, Mullaly came to the United States as a young man and soon became a special correspondent for the New York Herald. He reported on the laying of the first Transatlantic Cable (1857-58), and served as secretary to the inventor Samuel F. B. Morse. As editor of the Metropolitan Record, then the official publication of the Roman Catholic Church in New York City, Mullaly developed a printing technique known as aluminography. He also worked at the New York Tribune and the New York Evening Post. Later he served as New York Commissioner of Health and as a two-term member of the board of tax assessors.
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The building is closed. This project will reconstruct the existing Skate Rink Service Building and will redesign interior spaces, provide new electrical, sewer, water, and gas services, new communication / voice data lines and upgrading all finishes. Additional enhancements will include a new roof, windows, doors, and new ADA accessible public restrooms with dual access from the interior and the exterior of the building. Lighting, power, heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems will also be upgraded.
Anticipated Completion: Fall 2012
- Parks Celebrates Makeover Of Mullaly Park
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