Roosevelt Triangle

W. 125 St. and Morningside Ave.


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

Acquired and dedicated in 1941, this park is named for Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945), the 32nd President of the United States, who led the country through the Great Depression and World War II. Like his distant cousin Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919), he received a Harvard education and became an active participant in New York State politics before becoming a national figure. Roosevelt was elected President in 1932 and was reelected three times, serving until his death—a tenure longer than that of any other US President.

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