Columbus Park

Local nameColumbus Park
LocationNew York City, USA

Columbus Park, formerly known as Mulberry Bend Park, Five Points Park and Paradise Park, is a public park in Chinatown, Manhattan, in New York City. During the 19th century, this was the most dangerous ghetto area of immigrant New York, as portrayed in the book and film Gangs of New York. Back then, the park's site was part of the Five Points neighborhood, in the area known as Mulberry Bend, hence its alternative names. It was renamed Columbus Park in 1911, in honor of Christopher Columbus. Today, the park often serves as a gathering place for the local Chinese community, where "the neighborhood meets up here to play mahjong, perform traditional Chinese music... practice tai chi in the early mornings."

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Columbus_Park_(Manhattan)

Official website http://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/M015/

Phone +1 212 408 0100

Address 67 Mulberry St New York, NY 10013, USA

Coordinates 40°42'54.563" N -74°0'0.055" E

Tours and activities: Columbus Park

SoHo, Little Italy, and Chinatown 2-Hour Guided Walk

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Central Park Bike Tour

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Central Park Fall Foliage Private Tour

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