Thanksgiving Hours

The Museum will close early at 3 pm on Wednesday, November 22, and will be closed all day on Thursday, November 23. The Museum will be open on Friday, November 24, 10 am to 8 pm. Have a happy Thanksgiving!

What Was Jones' Wood?

 Jones' Wood, a parcel of land located along the East River between 66th and 75th Streets, was the site originally proposed for New York's (not) Central Park. When the heirs of owner John Jones refused to sell the land to the city, an alternative proposal for a large park in the middle of the city gained support.

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