Sunday, October 7, 2018

Sponsored Post - FDR Four Freedoms Park Celebrates 1 Million Visitors Yesterday And Are Thrilled To Be Part Of Roosevelt Island Community - Congrats

Roosevelt Island's FDR Four Freedoms Park celebrated it's 1 millionth visitor yesterday afternoon during the annual Roosevelt Island Fall For Arts Festival.

FDR Four Freedoms Park Conservancy CEO Howard Axel announced the 1 millionth visitor and led the crowd in celebration

 Image From Cory Antiel

with  confetti tossing.

The six year old Roosevelt Island FDR 4 Freedoms Park was dedicated on October 17, 2012.

According to the FDR 4 Freedoms Park:
Fall and Winter Park Hours at Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms State Park.

WHAT: Park hours will change from October - March.

WHEN: October 1st – March 31st, 9:00am - 5:00pm

WHERE: Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms State Park, Roosevelt Island, NY

About Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms State Park

Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms State Park is the first memorial dedicated to President Roosevelt in his home state of New York. Located on a triangular four-acre plot at the southern tip of Roosevelt Island in the East River, the Park, designed by Louis I. Kahn, includes walkways lined with trees, waterfront promenades, and a portrait bust of President Roosevelt created by artist Jo Davidson. Carved in the ‘Room,’ the Four Freedoms described in Roosevelt’s historic January 6, 1941 State of the Union address: freedom of speech and expression; freedom of worship; freedom from want; and freedom from fear.

First announced in 1973 by Governor Nelson Rockefeller, Mayor John Lindsay, and other visionary urban planners, the monument’s design was the last work of the late Louis I. Kahn, an iconic architect of the 20th century. Dedicated on October 17, 2012, the Park is operated in partnership with New York State by the Four Freedoms Park Conservancy. For more information on FDR Four Freedoms State Park, please visit:

Here's more on the Roosevelt Island FDR Four Freedoms Park from PBS Channel 13 Treasures of New York.

Congrats on 1 Millionth visitor.