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September 30, 2004

ANNUAL FESTIVAL IS GUIDING FORCE BEHIND FUTURE LIGHTHOUSE TOURS

Manhattan’s most beloved lighthouse was celebrated recently during the 12 th Annual Little Red...

March 15, 2004

MEMORIALS, TREES, AND PROSPECT PARK

A year ago, a friend died in a motor scooter accident. His death filled me with an immense...

September 18, 2003

NEW YORKERS CHEER THE LITTLE RED LIGHTHOUSETHAT COULD!

Most people might assume that rain and fog would not be ideal conditions for a celebration....

April 3, 2003

ASK PROFESSOR GINKGO: LIGHTS, WATER, ACTION!

Professor Ginkgo, The Little Red Lighthouse-- why is the light in the lighthouse no...

September 25, 2002

VERY, VERY PROUD

''Once upon a time a little lighthouse was built on a sharp point of the shore by the Hudson...

September 20, 2002

10th ANNUAL LITTLE RED LIGHTHOUSE FESTIVAL

It's that time of year again. The Little Red Lighthouse Festival is being held...

September 17, 2002

UPCOMING EVENTS IN NYC PARKS

Monarch Watch 2002- Thursday, September 19 Time: 11:00 a.m. Place: Belvedere...

July 24, 2002

QUEENSBRIDGE SEAWALL RECEIVES FEDERAL ATTENTION

Throughout the city, Parks owns waterfront properties ranging from piers and docks to marshes...

February 11, 2002

A RING AROUND MANHATTAN

In his State of the City address on January 30, Mayor Bloomberg said, "We must renew our...

April 11, 2001

PARKS RECLAIMS MANHATTAN WATERFRONT PROPERTY

One century ago, railroad tracks traced the western shoreline of Manhattan. Today it is a...

Directions to Fort Washington Park

Know Before You Go

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The Fort Washington Pedestrian Bridge, or "Amtrak Bridge," at West 180th Street is temporarily closed. We are working with the New York City Department of Transportation to ensure the bridge is safe for use; repairs are imminent and the bridge will re-open soon. If you are approaching the Amtrak bridge from the north, please use the 181st Street pedestrian bridge over the Henry Hudson Parkway at Riverside Drive to access local streets. You can re-enter the Greenway at either West 158th Street and the Henry Hudson Parkway or at West 153rd Street and Riverside Drive via the Herman “Denny” Farrell Pedestrian Bridge. If you are approaching the bridge from the south, please exit the Greenway at either West 158th Street and the Henry Hudson Parkway or at West 153rd Street and Riverside Drive via the Herman “Denny” Farrell Pedestrian Bridge. You can re-enter the Greenway via the 181st Street pedestrian bridge over the Henry Hudson Parkway at Riverside Drive. Please follow us @nycparks on Twitter or check this page again for updates as soon as we know when the bridge will re-open.

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