Flood Triangle

Flood Triangle [OpenStreetMap]

Flood Triangle, named by the Commissioner in 1996, had been Flood Square since 1940. Flood, most likely, was the surname of a local soldier who never returned from World War I. Third Avenue, Washington Avenue, and 188th Street form the boundaries of this park.

A very small triangle/plaza at E. 188 St. at 3 Ave. and Washington Ave. in the Bronx

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Founded March 31, 1849 — 172 years ago

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