Restore Grant’s Tomb To Its Glory (Photographs)

Hearing the term “national park,” most Americans probably think of Yellowstone or Yosemite, expanses that preserve some of the most remarkable natural features in the country. Continue Reading →

The Residences At P.S. 186 In Harlem New York

By the mid-1970s, deteriorating building conditions had caused this former Harlem elementary school to shut its doors to students. Continue Reading →

The Making Of Fort Tryon Park In Inwood

Have you ever wondered how parks are made? The National Park Service site shows you each step of how the Olmsted Brothers planned and designed Fort Tryon Park for John D. Rockefeller, Jr. beginning in the late 1920’s.

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Landmarks Commission Approves Riverside Park Skate Upgrade In Upper Manhattan

RiversideSkateParkNew York Yimby reported that the Skateboarders in Upper Manhattan are in for a new experience. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation gave its blessing to a proposal to upgrade the 20-year-old skate park in Riverside Park. Continue Reading →

Mayor David Dinkins At Maya Angelou Dedication

esper2By Rudy Colins

It was the Esper dedication for the Maya Angelou Forever Stamp in collaboration with the National Park Service and the United States Postal Service, at the downtown African Burial Ground National Monument on Thursday, August 20, 2015.

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Special Dedication Of Dr. Maya Angelou’s “Forever” Postage

maya angelouOn Thursday, August 20, 2015, 11 A.M. at the African Burial Ground National Monument, and ESPER, in collaboration with the National Park Service and the United States Postal Service, is hosting a Special Dedication of the Maya Angelou Forever Stamp and you’re invited.   Continue Reading →