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St. Nicholas Park

St. Nicholas Ave., St. Nicholas Ter. bet. W. 128 St. and W. 141 St.

Manhattan

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This spacious park is named for St. Nicholas of Myra. It is located at the intersection of St. Nicholas Avenue, 127th Street, St. Nicholas Terrace and 141st Street, bordering the Manhattan neighborhoods of Hamilton Heights, Manhattanville, and Harlem.

Originally settled by Dutch farmers in the late 1600s, after the American Revolution (1775-1783) the neighborhood’s agricultural yield began to wane. Many residents moved to southern Manhattan’s newly industrialized areas. In the 1880s, the area developed quickly as the elevated trains and tenement houses were constructed in Harlem, Hamilton Heights and Manhattanville.

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St. Nicholas Park Weather

  • Thu
    Snow Likely
    25°F
  • Fri
    Mostly Sunny
    23°F
  • Sat
    Partly Sunny
    33°F
  • Sun
    Partly Sunny
    42°F

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