Highbridge Park

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Washington Heights Memorial Honor Grove

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  • Location: Playground at 180th and Amsterdam Avenue
  • Description: Plaque
  • Materials: Bronze, natural boulder
  • Dimensions: 5"h x 8"w
  • Dedicated: 1945
  • Donor: Memorial Honor Grove Assoc. Inc.
  • Inscription: IN HONOR OF / THE MEN AND WOMEN / OF / WASHINGTON HEIGHTS / WHO HAVE SERVED IN / WORLD WAR II / THE WASHINGTON HEIGHTS / MEMORIAL HONOR GROVE ASSOC. INC. / 1945 /

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Directions to Highbridge Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 6 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

Recreation CentersHighbridge Recreation Center

As of Tuesday, March 17, for the safety of our patrons, all recreation centers are closed to the public until further notice. We will be extending all memberships to our recreation center members to cover the length of time we are closed.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2020

ParkHighbridge Park

As a part of our Anchor Parks initiative, reconstruction of Highbridge Park is now underway. This project will reinstate access to a 10-block stretch of the park, improve connectivity and pathways, and restore the historic Grand Staircase at Laurel Hill Terrace. The project will also improve safety and security with new park lighting, and improve ADA access. Follow this project on the Parks Capital Tracker for updates.


Anticipated Completion: Summer 2020

Outdoor PoolsHighbridge

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this pool is closed for the 2020 season.

PlaygroundsSunken Playground

As a part of our Anchor Parks initiative, reconstruction of Sunken Playground is now underway. Follow this project on the Parks Capital Tracker for updates.


Anticipated Completion: Winter 2021

PlaygroundsAdventure Playground

As a part of our Anchor Parks initiative, reconstruction of Adventure Playground is now underway. Follow this project on the Parks Capital Tracker for updates.


Anticipated Completion: Winter 2021

ParkHighbridge Park

The Highbridge Park Water Tower is currently closed and undergoing reconstruction. Follow this project on the Parks Capital Tracker for updates.


Anticipated Completion: Spring 2021

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