Baker Square

Hyatt And Bay

Staten Island

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

This square, nestled behind Staten Island's Borough Hall, honors the island’s eighth borough president and municipal court judge, Edward Grant Baker (1906-1971). Baker possessed a personality that combined a judicial temperament with a zest for life's pleasures. His taste for music and poetry was complimented by a love of fishing and baseball. He also held a deep-seated faith in the workings of the American political system tempered by a longstanding wariness of bureaucracy.

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