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Father Demo Square
Father Antonio Demo (1870-1936) was born on April 23, 1870, at Lazzaretto di Bassano in the province of Vicenza, Italy. His s...

Father Duffy Square
The northern triangle of Times Square, located between 45th and 47th Streets, Broadway and Seventh Avenue, Duffy Square, has b...

Father Duffy Statue
At the apex of the triangle defining the north end of Times Square, the massive statue of Father Francis Patrick Duffy (1871-1...

Father Fagan Park
This park commemorates four local heroes who perished in the face of fire, losing their lives that others might live. Bor...

FDR Drive
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Drive runs along the eastern border of Manhattan from 14th Street and First Avenue, to 125th Street ...

Finn Square
In 1919, the widening and extension of Varick Street created a triangular space at Varick’s intersection with West Broad...

Fiorello La Guardia Statue
This bronze bust of colorful and much-loved Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia (1882–1947) by the esteemed portrait sculptor J...

Fiorello La Guardia Statue
Unveiled in 1994, this dynamic sculpture of Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia (1882–1947) is by the well-known sculptor Neil ...

FiremenΑs Memorial
The Firemen’s Memorial (1913) in Riverside Park is one of the most impressive monuments in New York City.  The monu...

Firemen’s Garden
The Firemen’s Garden on East Eighth Street between Avenues C and D honors the memory of all New York City firefighters w...

First Park
This park is named for its location near East First Street and First Avenue.  First Park opened in 1935, and was a typica...

First Traffic Accident Memorial
Here at West 74th Street and Central Park West, Henry H. Bliss dismounted from a streetcar and was struck and knocked unconsci...

Fishbridge Park
FishBridge Park is located on the south side of Dover Street, from Pearl to Water Streets.  The park is named for its pro...

Fitz-Greene Halleck Statue
This bronze portrait sculpture depicts poet and essayist Fitz-Greene Halleck (1790–1867). Sculpted by James Wilson Alexa...

Flushing Meadows Corona Park
The site of two World’s Fairs, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, located at the geographic heart of New York City, contai...

Foley Square
This park in the heart of New York City's civic center is named for patriot, author, humanitarian, and political visionary...

Fort Cockhill
In the summer and fall of 1776, New York was the primary battlefield of the war for America's independence. At stake were the...

Fort Defiance
An island once existed in the vicinity of this park, off the coast of the hilly lands of Brooklyn that was known then – ...

Fort George Playground
This playground is named for an American Revolutionary era fortification, Fort George, from which American Revolution War sold...

Fort Tryon Park
Originally inhabited by the Weckquaesgeek Tribe, who lived in the area until the early 17th century, this densely forested ...

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