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Press Coverage

Van Cortlandt Park serves both local and regional communities, thus neighborhood and citywide newspapers comment on happenings here.


Athletes come running back to Vannie Riverdale Press, September 12, 2012

Con Ed’s Green Jobs for Youth Video Con Edison supports the Van Cortlandt Park Conservancy which hires Bronx teenagers to weed and plant in this urban oasis.

Students' Green Efforts At Bronx Park Really Paying Off NY1 Video, August 8, 2012

Women's Bocce Grows in VCP New York Times, April 24, 2012

A Master Plan Kick-off Riverdale Press,

A Van Cortlandt visits Van Cortlandt Park Riverdale Press, August 24, 2011

Steel and Grass: Art comes to the Park The Bronx Free Press, July 6, 2011

For Generations of Runners, the Ultimate Test The New York Times' City Room, January 27, 2011

Conservancy plans rink for Vannie The Riverdale Press, January 26, 2011

Boro warms up to nice ice rink: After 50 years, skating facility due in Bronx New York Daily News, January 24, 2011

"New Yorkers in Feathers, Counted in the Cold" The New York Times, January 2, 2011

"Once Upon A Time In The Bronx: Van Cortlandt Park Has Deep Roots In History," NY1, August 26, 2010

"Metropolitan Diary," The New York Times, August 22, 2010

“Art, nature collide, with beauty as a result,” The Riverdale Press, January 21, 2010

“Conserving Parks, The Brian Lehrer Show,” WNYC, January 21, 2010

“Public Art Takes on Nature, Loses,” The Riverdale Press, January 7, 2010

“This is the Sporting Life,” Daily News, July 28, 2009 (PDF, 1.3 MB)

“Digging In To Deliver Clean Water,” Engineering News-Record, June 15, 2009

“Kick off your shoes, it’s time for… Barefoot dancing,” The Riverdale Press, July 31, 2008

“Breathless, Buoyant,” The New York Times, May 20, 2007