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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

New York City parks are now open. We continue to urge caution in parks under wintry conditions: parks paths can be slippery, snow cover can cover frozen lakes and bodies of water, and branches may have fallen. If you see a fallen branch call 311.

Some recreation centers will open from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. today with limited staffing.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

Pelham Parkway

Carolus Linnaeus

  • Location: Pelham Parkway opposite Zoological Park entrance
  • Sculptor: Tiffany Studios
  • Description: Balustraded bridge with tablet
  • Materials: Limestone, bronze
  • Dimensions: H:1'6" W: 2'
  • Dedicated: May 23, 1907
  • Foundry: Tiffany Studios
  • Donor: New York Academy of Science
  • Inscription: LINNAEUS / BOTANIST AND ZOOLOGIST / BORN RASHULT / SWEDEN MAY 23,
    1707 / DIED HAMMARBY / SWEDEN JANUARY 10, 1778 / THIS BRIDGE WAS
    DEDICATED / BY THE NEW YORK ACADEMY OF SCIENCES MAY 23, 1907/

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

Park Information

Directions to Pelham Parkway

Pelham Parkway Weather

  • Tue
    Snow
    26°F
  • Wed
    Blowing Snow
    30°F
  • Thu
    Chance Light Snow
    30°F
  • Fri
    Chance Flurries
    34°F

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