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St. Nicholas Park

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Address: Between 128th and 141st Streets (St. Nicholas Avenue and St. Nicholas Terrace), New York City, NY 10030
Phone Number: +1 917-494-2472
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Harlem’s historic St. Nicholas Park was built in 1906 and designed by...

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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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 September 2016
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Fountain, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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.

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4 of 5 bubbles 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 week day and the people looked very very relaxed. I would love to go back... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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 Alexander Hamilton. The park has a dog run, and on the southern end marks an... More 

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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 you’ll discover some of the most beautiful blocks in the city, filled with handsome brownstones, soul food restaurants, corner shops, and scenic parks. For a taste of a real New York neighbourhood, it’s hard to top a visit to Harlem.
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