New Park Named For Andrew H. Green

Andrew H. Green

Andrew H. Green

A new park being built in Manhattan along the East River between East 60th and 63rd Streets will be named for Andrew H. Green, the unsung 19th century master planner, political reformer and historic preservationist. This naming, approved by Community Board #8, fulfills a promise made by the Parks Department to christen a park for Mr. Green. Currently, the only public monument to Mr. Green in the five boroughs is a difficult-to-find stone bench in Central Park. This is especially gratifying news for Michael Miscione, Manhattan Borough Historian and long time promoter of the oft overlooked New York planner and visionary.  Read more…

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