Belden Point

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Belden Point is located in Bronx
Belden Point
Location of Belden Point in New York City

Belden Point is the southernmost section of City Island, located in the New York City borough of The Bronx.[1]

Belden Point is named for William Belden, a developer who opened an amusement park and resort in the area in 1887.[2] In the early part of the 20th century, the area was a favored recreation location for business tycoons including Vincent Astor, J.P. Morgan and William Randolph Hearst.[2] Today, Belden Point is home to a number of popular seafood restaurants.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ McNamara, John (1993). History in Asphalt: The Origin of Bronx Street and Place Names. Bronx Historical Society. p. 26. ISBN 0-941980-16-2. 
  2. ^ a b "City Island Wetlands". New York City Parks & Recreation. Archived from the original on 4 February 2009. Retrieved 2009-02-01. 
  3. ^ Pucci, Carol (2002-12-22). "City Island: a touch of Nantucket in New York City". Seattle Times. Retrieved 2009-02-01. 

Coordinates: 40°50′13″N 73°47′03″W / 40.83694°N 73.78417°W / 40.83694; -73.78417