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Theodore Roosevelt Park, on Manhattan’s Upper West Side at the American Museum of Natural History

Theodore Roosevelt Park surrounds the American Museum of Natural History on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Its name honors Theodore Roosevelt, who served as New York City Police Commissioner, Governor of New York State, Vice-President under William McKinley, and following McKinley’s assassination, the youngest man to serve as President of the United States.

Shared by Upper West Side Neighbors and Museum of Natural History Visitors

Theodore Roosevelt Park has one of the largest dog runs in New York City’s parks, named Bull Moose Dog Run after Roosevelt’s Progressive Party. Today, Theodore Roosevelt Park pays tribute to a dedicated conservationist and serves as a place of rest and relaxation for local residents and museum visitors alike.