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Earth Day Event Sunday April 22, 2018

Join us for a service event in the park on Earth Day! Meet us at 116th street and Morningside Ave. on the lower level of the park. The event begins at 10am and ends at 1pm. Come dressed to work in the dirt! Refreshments will be served. Bring your friends and family! Click on the image below to download the event flyer. Help spread the word by posting it in your building and office!

Park History

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.