Henry Hudson Parkway – New York NY

The  Henry Hudson Parkway runs along the Hudson River from West 72nd Street to the Bronx-Westchester border and includes the Henry Hudson Bridge, which connects Manhattan with the Bronx. The Parkway was part and parcel of the West Side Improvement… read more

Van Cortlandt Stadium – Bronx NY

The NY Parks Department website explains: “Constructed by the Works Progress Administration (WPA), the Van Cortlandt Stadium opened on September 22, 1939. New York City, under the direction of Moses and Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia (1882-1947), was able to secure… read more

Mosholu Golf Course Improvements – Bronx NY

Mosholu Golf Course is in the southeast corner of Van Cortlandt Park is a public golf course built with 9 holes rather than 18. It specializes in children and teenagers. It opened in 1914. A New York City Parks Department… read more

Mosholu Parkway – Bronx NY

The Mosholu Parkway runs north-south through Van Cortlandt park, from Gun Hill Road to the Henry Hudson Parkway in the northern section of the park. The Parkway was constructed between 1936 and 1941 under the office of the Department of… read more

Van Cortlandt Park Retaining Wall – Bronx NY

The New Deal Network Website explains that the retaining wall pictured here was constructed in the 1930s by the Works Progress Administration’s (WPA) National Youth Administration (NYA) in Van Cortlandt Park. The photo’s caption notes that “The bridle path is… read more