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Corlears Hook Park

Jackson St, Cherry St, FDR Drive

Manhattan

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

This spacious park, located at the intersection of Jackson and Cherry Streets along the Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) Drive on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, is named after 17th century Dutch landowners, the Van Corlear family, and the geographic bend in the shoreline that had the shape of a hook.

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