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A Walk Through the Bronx - With David Hartman and Historian Barry Lewis
A Walk Through the Bronx - With David Hartman and Historian Barry Lewis
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A Walk Through the Bronx - With David Hartman and Historian Barry Lewis See the Sites Join Thirteen receive a gift
The Bronx River
The New York Botanical Garden
The Bronx Zoo
Arthur Avenue
Fordham University
Poe Cottage
Montefiore Medical Center
Woodlawn Cemetery
The Van Cortlandt House
Wave Hill
The Bartow-Pell Mansion
Orchard Beach
City Island
Yankee Stadium
Loews Paradise Theater
The Point

The New York Botanical Garden
Photo of one of the 48 gardens at the New York Botanical Garden.

Founded in 1891 and designed by Columbia University botanists, Nathaniel Lord Britton and his wife, Elizabeth, The New York Botanical Garden was modeled after England's Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew. Prominent New Yorkers Andrew Carnegie, Cornelius Vanderbilt, and J. Piermont Morgan agreed to match the City's commitment to finance the buildings and improvements. Today the 250-acre, National Historic Landmark houses 48 gardens and plant collections such as a rose garden, perennial garden, rock garden, as well as a children's garden and a Victorian glass conservatory dating back to 1902.

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