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St. Nicholas Park

Between 128th and 141st Streets (St. Nicholas Avenue and St. Nicholas Terrace), New York City, NY 10031
+1 917-494-2472
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Dog Park

Fun for pooch. Enough room to play with fun terrain. Walking through park is not so scenic. Dog... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
rightcoastplayer
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
via mobile
A strange sliver of a park

A strange sliver of a park situated in the steep hill adjacent to City College. 13 city blocks long... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
HnossDesign
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New York City, New York
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Harlem’s historic St. Nicholas Park was built in 1906 and designed by Samuel Parsons Jr., a one-time Parks Commissioner and associate of Calvert Vaux, co-designer of Central Park. During the American Revolutionary War, the park’s southern edge known as the "Point of Rocks." Today the park is home to the Alexander Hamilton National Memorial.
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28 Aug 2017
“A strange sliver of a park”
8 Dec 2016
“Pretty”
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Between 128th and 141st Streets (St. Nicholas Avenue and St. Nicholas Terrace), New York City, NY 10031
Harlem
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+1 917-494-2472
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Fun for pooch. Enough room to play with fun terrain. Walking through park is not so scenic. Dog park worth the trip only.

Thank rightcoastplayer
Reviewed 29 August 2017

A strange sliver of a park situated in the steep hill adjacent to City College. 13 city blocks long and only 2 city blocks at the widest with a total of 14 staircases, some long and some short. It is the home to the Hamilton...More

Thank HnossDesign
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Small, well-maintained park surrounded by buildings of remarkable architecture. Like many parks in Manhattan, the terrain slopes in places, allowing for good cardio workouts. The park hosts the relocated home of Alexander Hamilton called Hamilton Grange, which also functions as a museum that showcases Hamilton's...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

A great place to walk - a beautiful college campus and Hamilton Grange near by. A cool stone stairway and gardens - I really enjoyed it and wish I had a longer time to explore more of the park.

1  Thank kwinters38
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Beautiful park, hills, walking roads, sport courts, etc. On the top of the hill there is the City College which adds a gothic atmosphere to the park. The view from there is beautiful. It is a peaceful place, full of green. I went during a...More

1  Thank VeroArgentinaJapon
Reviewed 5 October 2012

This park is an undiscovered gem in the middle of New York City's Harlem. It is surrounded by beautiful City College, where a gothic tower rises over the park. It is also home of the Hamilton Grange National Memorial, which is the historic home of...More

1  Thank BillyGuff
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Harlem
As a hub of African American culture, Harlem has
played a vital role in the history of New York City.
Today, the neighbourhood is as vibrant as ever as new
businesses and developments go up next to local
institutions. The heart of the neighbourhood is
bustling 125th Street, where street vendors and
historic landmarks like the Apollo Theater mingle with
big-name stores. Turn down almost any corner, and
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