The New York Landmarks Conservancy has announced the winners of the 2020 Lucy G. Moses Preservation Awards.
In the 1800s, firefighters in New York City watched over their communities perched from cast-iron Watchtowers that dotted the metro, and rang bells in those towers to alert nearby fire companies.
A prominent feature of Marcus Garvey Park and its neighborhood, the Mount Morris Fire Watch Tower, also known as the Mount Morris Fire Watchtower, serves as an important community landmark.
This month It’s This Is my Park Day in May at Mount Morris Park Preservationist and Architect Angel Ayon will be giving a guided tour of the Harlem Fire Watchtower and Acropolis on Saturday, May 17th, from 1pm – 2pm.
The first shipment of columns arrived today and was brought up to the Acropolis for the Mount Morris Fire Watchtower.
The New York Landmarks Conservancy has announced the winners of the 2021 Lucy G. Moses Preservation Awards.
Marcus Garvey Park (formerly and also named Mount Morris Park) is a 20.17-acre park on the border between the Harlem and East Harlem, New York.