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Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park

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1 FDR Four Freedoms Park, Roosevelt Island, New York City, NY 10044
+1 212-204-8831
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Very Well Done!

This new park, a tribute to FDR is super! Compact, located at the tip of Roosevelt Island, is well... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
John M
Trumbull, Connecticut
Stunning minimal architecture and views of Manhattan

What a tremendous surprise to discover this memorial that really is up to par to the great ones in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New York City, New York
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1 FDR Four Freedoms Park, Roosevelt Island, New York City, NY 10044
+1 212-204-8831
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This new park, a tribute to FDR is super! Compact, located at the tip of Roosevelt Island, is well designed. The location offers spectacular views and photo opportunities of the East Side and the U.N. from the island end, you get a terrific view of...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a tremendous surprise to discover this memorial that really is up to par to the great ones in D.C. The architecture is awesome if you appreciate minimal design. The walkways and views are worth the trip. And of course the monument is a great...More

Thank ZenaRd
Reviewed May 15, 2017

I live on Roosevelt Island and remember the area before the park was built. It was overgrown grass and weeds, nothing much to look at, but with spectacular views. Now there is a sterile white marble park, with no shade, no seating and restrictions as...More

Thank Janet F
Reviewed May 12, 2017

This was a nice surprise at the end of our trip on the Roosevelt Island Aerial Tram. The park is interesting and very well laid out. The views on both sides of the island are very nice. It offered an interesting history of the island...More

Thank BDFD
Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

The FDR memorial is very well done, and the park is lovely and has a scenic view of the Manhattan skyline.

Reviewed April 11, 2017

The Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park is a memorial to America's longest sitting president and his articulation of basic human rights in a 1941 speech to Congress. It's situated at the southern tip of Roosevelt Island, a narrow island that lies parallel to Manhattan...More

Thank copyvet
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

This is the southern tip of Roosevelt island. The tram or the F train will get you to the island.. and then it's a 10 min walk down. Beautiful views of manhattan on the one side and Long Island city on the other.

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Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I walked down to this after taking the aerial tram. The views of Manhattan and the east river were pretty and the park is relaxing.

Thank Rehsinup19
Reviewed January 9, 2017

We went over to Roosevelt Island via the tram from 59th & Second (a hoot in itself) for a charity event. The glorious views of midtown Manhattan blew us away. That is an added bonus to the uncrowded, sere park

Reviewed December 26, 2016

This memorial is definitely off the beaten path for most tours, so if you are just looking for NYC highlights, keep moving. Take the tram from 60th/2nd (you can use your MTA card) or the F train. Walk south to the tip of the island...More

Thank loganaimone
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit - spectacular skyscrapers
like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's paradise where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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How do you get there?
December 26, 2016|
Response from Florence D | Reviewed this property |
You can take the F line subway train. Then take the free shuttle bus. Or you can drive onto the Island and then park. There is very limited street parking and some parking garages (in the center of the Island). You will... More