Posts Tagged ‘Muscota Marsh’

Inwood offers beautiful parks, plenty of history in Manhattan | am New York

Inwood offers beautiful parks, plenty of history in Manhattan | am New York

By Patrick McGovern With its copious parkland, history and waterfront, Inwood offers residents a respite from the rest of the city. Located on the northern tip of Manhattan, the neighborhood features a forest with glacial caves once used by Native Americans, at Inwood Hill Park on its western edge by the Hudson River. A 20-minute […]


Living in Inwood: a vibrant community with great food and parks | am New York

Living in Inwood: a vibrant community with great food and parks | am New York

By LISA FRASER / Special to amNewYork It’s better at the top. At least that’s the underlying sentiment of many Inwood residents and business owners. “The parks are what attracted me,” said off-and-on 15-year resident Lucia Stroub. “And that’s what kept me here.” “The same for Scott Loane and his wife Nell Chang, who have […]


With University’s Help, New Park on Harlem River Is a Marshland Sanctuary | NY Times

With University’s Help, New Park on Harlem River Is a Marshland Sanctuary | NY Times

By LISA W. FODERARO Muscota means “place in the reeds” in the language of the Lenape, Manhattan’s original Native American inhabitants, and a new park that opened quietly in mid-January at the northern tip of the island appropriately bears the name. Called Muscota Marsh, the park was built by Columbia University, in collaboration with the […]

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