in spite of the Devil
It’s one of the most peculiar names in the Bronx—Spuyten Duyvil. … “It’s a dutch name that means in spite of the Devil,” says Bronx borough historian Lloyd Ultan.Jun 10, 2015
After awhile after looking at several maps, I ascertained this was no misprint and the name of the street was indeed spelled Fteley and later, I found out it’s pretty much pronounced as spelled, “fa-TEL-lee.” But what a strange name!
New York City
Spuyten Duyvil Creek (/ˈspaɪtən ˈdaɪvəl/) is a short tidal estuary in New York City connecting the Hudson River to the Harlem River Ship Canal and then on to the Harlem River. The confluence of the three water bodies separate the island of Manhattan from the Bronx and the rest of the mainland.
New York City
Henry Hudson Park is a small park in the center of Spuyten Duyvil, Bronx in New York City, located at the intersection of Kappock Street and Independence Avenue. The park contains a small overlook above Spuyten Duyvil Creek, named Half Moon overlook after the ship Hudson sailed into the eponymous river.
Riverdale has is one of the lowest neighborhoods in NYC for crime. Overall, the crime rate is 56 percent. … This neighborhood is safer than 85 percent of NYC. Residents have a 1 in 82 chance of becoming a victim of a crime.
The South Bronx is part of New York’s 15th Congressional District.
|Henry Hudson Bridge|
|Designer||David B. Steinman|
|Opened||December 12, 1936|
|Daily traffic||62,648 (2016)|
|Manhattan New York County, New York|
|Website||Manhattan Borough President|
Actual main channel depths along the river vary; with a least depth of 24′ or less at a few locations at the channel edges to a maximum depth of 108′ being found mid-channel at the southern approach to Hell Gate.
The 16-foot tall figure of Hudson atop the column depicts a resolute Hudson clad in seafaring garb, standing as if balancing himself on a ship’s deck.
When the parkway opened in 1936, it immediately became one of the most popular sites in the city, as thousands of drivers took in the magnificent views of the Hudson River, as well as the magnificent new West Side.
Boating and fishing are permitted in the Harlem River, but swimming is not recommended, and certain shellfish caught in the river should not be eaten. … “Even with the changes, though, the river remains on the impaired waterways list and while boating and fishing are permitted, swimming is not recommended.
Located on 3 square miles in the northwestern section of the Bronx, Riverdale is an affluent, leafy enclave easily confused with suburbs well to the north of the city.
Memorial Bell Tower at 239th St. and Henry Hudson Parkway is one of Riverdale’s best-known landmarks. Mansion at famed Wave Hill nature preserve now houses administrative offices and restaurants. It was once home to Mark Twain at the turn of the 20th Century, and later to Metropolitan Opera conductor Arturo Toscanini.
The financial crisis, high crime rates, and damage from the blackouts led to a widespread belief that New York City was in irreversible decline and beyond redemption. By the end of the 1970s, nearly a million people had left, a population loss that would not be recouped for another twenty years.
|The Bronx Bronx County, New York|
|Borough created||1898 (County in 1914)|
|Named for||Jonas Bronck|
|• Type||Borough of New York City|
|Traffic||89,792 per day across both directions (2016)|
|Toll||(Eastbound only) As of January 5, 2020: Cars $16.00 (cash) $13.75 for Peak (E-ZPass) $11.75 for Off-peak (E-ZPass) (Peak hours: Weekdays: 6–10 a.m., 4–8 p.m.; Sat. & Sun.: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.) These toll rates: view talk edit|
|New York Bridge, Tunnel||Directions Of Toll|
|Queens Midtown Tunnel||Both|
|Henry Hudson Bridge||Both|
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