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- Morningside Park was featured in the NY Times 2/18/13.
- Hurricane Sandy hit Morningside Park particularly hard. The Parks Dept. did an outstanding job of quickly tackling the hardest hit paths and walkways. Here are some pictures of the damage. Thanks to the hundreds of volunteers who have worked in the park since the storm the park is in much better shape today!
- Did you know that Friends of Morningside Park meets monthly with NYPD and NYC Dept. of Parks & Recreation to help address security and maintenance concerns in the area? Do you have an issue that you'd like addressed? Let us know.
The City received jurisdiction over the 30-acres property in 1870 and began constructing the park in 1883. The original plans for the park were drawn up by renowned park designers Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux.