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Richman (Echo) Park

Valentine Av bet. E Tremont Av and E Burnside Ave

Bronx

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

For almost one hundred years, local residents have called this site Echo Park, after the well-defined echo that can be heard between the two rock masses that dominate its dramatic topography. Its name was changed in 1973 to honor Julius J. Richman (1915-1972), chairman of the Twin Parks Association and the Urban Action Task Force, and Assistant Administrator of the City’s Finance Committee.

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Directions to Richman (Echo) Park

  • Echo Park

Richman (Echo) Park Weather

  • Fri
    Mostly Cloudy
    58°F
  • Sat
    Rain
    53°F
  • Sun
    Windy
    52°F
  • Mon
    Sunny
    56°F

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