Mosholu ParkwayMosholu Parkway
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 Parks. As researcher Frank da Cruz explains, “Later, in the 1950s, Moses also ran the Major Deegan Expressway through the park, so now the the park is effectively cut up into six pieces with very little access from one piece to the other.”
http://kermitproject.org/newdeal/vancortlandt/vcmosholuparkway0.html NYC Parks Dept press release of December 28, 1936. NYC Parks Dept press release of October 21, 1941. New Deal Assistance in NYC Parks Department Projects, 1934-43.
Project originally submitted by Frank da Cruz on August 18, 2015.
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