Nobel laureate Dickinson W. Richards was born on October 30, 1895. His name appears on the Nobel monument in Roosevelt Park.
Named for the 26th president of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt Park is located on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, adjacent to the American Museum of Natural History. The Friends of Roosevelt Park was established as a nonprofit in 1993, and co-manages the park together with the Museum and New York City’s Parks Department. Learn more.