Jerome Av to River Av bet. E 164 St and McClellan St at Cromwell Ave
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This park honors John Mullaly (1835-1911), a newspaperman and civic official who was a tireless proponent of green space and the father of the Bronx parks system. Born in Belfast, Ireland, Mullaly came to the United States as a young man and soon became a special correspondent for the New York Herald. He reported on the laying of the first Transatlantic Cable (1857-58), and served as secretary to the inventor Samuel F. B. Morse. As editor of the Metropolitan Record, then the official publication of the Roman Catholic Church in New York City, Mullaly developed a printing technique known as aluminography. He also worked at the New York Tribune and the New York Evening Post. Later he served as New York Commissioner of Health and as a two-term member of the board of tax assessors.
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- 21st CENTURY PARK SYSTEM: NYC PARKS, THE GARDEN OF DREAMS FOUNDATION, AND SCAN-HARBOR UNVEIL $1.8 MILLION MULLALY RECREATION CENTER RENOVATION
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