Riverside Park and Grant's Tomb - 1901


Color photochrom from album prepared by Detroit Photographic Company to use as a catalog in its office. Hudson River is on the left and Grant's Tomb, completed in 1897, is on the right. Copyright 1901. Source: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

Riverside Park Stretches four miles from 72nd to 158th streets along the Hudson River waterfront. It is one of eight officially designated scenic landmarks in the City of New York. Landscapes contain rocky precipices, sylvan lawns, and groves of mature elm trees. From Riverside Drive, the land terraces down steeply in three levels to a manmade shoreline and promenade, constructed between 1937 and 1941.




Old City of New York



Riverside Park


Vauxhall Garden


Riverside Church



Angel Waters


Balcony Bridge


19th century NY


Balloon New York


Old City New York




Riverside Park and Grant's Tomb - 1901


Bowling Green Garden


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