Riverside Park Overlook and CafeRiverside Park, lower level: overlook and café at 105th Street, and a new adult playground for beach volleyball and other sand games on the left.
This charming stone overlook and the surrounding steps in Riverside Park at 106th St. were built with New Deal funds and labor during the massive overhaul of the whole park area from 1934 to 1941. The work was supported mainly by the PWA, CWA, and WPA. The overlook marks the split between the park’s upper and lower levels and houses trains that go hurtling by just beyond the arches pictured here. The overlook structure has been turned into a cafe/concession area.
Project originally submitted by Frank da Cruz on August 3, 2015.
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