Park Hill, Yonkers
The neighborhood was developed in 1888 by the American Real Estate Company of Manhattan as one of the first planned communities in the New York metropolitan area. The neighborhood's centerpiece for a short time was the Hendric Hudson Hotel, designed by Bruce Price, the architect of the Château Frontenac in Quebec City.
Park Hill contains many vintage single-family homes, many overlooking the Hudson River. The neighborhood's housing stock consists primarily of large Victorian, Tudor Revival, Arts & Crafts, and Georgian Colonial-style homes.
Park Hill was once the home of a funicular railroad, the Park Hill Incline, which ran from the Getty Square Branch of the New York and Putnam Railroad to Alta Avenue between 1894 and 1937. The two stations that served the railroad are now private residences.
- NY Times: 'Living in Park Hill, Yonkers' https://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9E04EFDF1F31F93BA25750C0A9619C8B63&pagewanted=all
- The Park Hill Incline (Cable Car Lines in New York and New Jersey)
- Existing Railroad Stations in Westchester County
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- Park Hill Residents' Association
- The Racquet Club on Park Hill
- "Living in: Park Hill, Yonkers, N.Y.: Preservation, vs. Live and Let Build" from The New York Times, March 18, 2007
- "If You're Thinking of Living In/Park Hill, Yonkers; Vintage Homes on a 300-Foot Plateau" from The New York Times, January 4, 1998
- Collection of Yonkers historical documents and pictures including much of Park Hill
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