Tag Archives: Pelham Bay Park

  • ORCHARD BEACH BATHHOUSE, Pelham Bay Park

    September 23, 2014
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    Aymar Embury’s Orchard Beach Bathhouse is marvelously preserved since 1936, when the entire Orchard Beach complex was created in Pelham Bay Park by BYC Parks Commissioner Robert Moses. The  new beach comprised 115 acres of previously unused waterfront, and was built in large part by over 4000 laborers under the auspices of the new Works [...]

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  • BRONX REVOLUTIONARY REMAINS

    August 27, 2000

    Auto traffic rolling pedal-to-the-metal on busy Shore Road and Hutchinson River Parkway, up in Pelham Bay Park near the Westchester Line, pass a couple of stolid landmarks that represent the area’s close connection to the Revolutionary War.   Photo: Donald Gilligan There’s a large boulder on the side of Shore Road. It looks as if [...]

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