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Audubon Park and Beyond: More Superb Riverside Drive Apartments!
riverside drive view from lafayette blvd

  Around 1840, the naturalist John James Audubon, born in 1785, who died in 1851, built Minnie's Land, his estate near the current location of The Riviera Apartments, north of 155th and today’s Riverside Drive. Gradually filling with clapboard villas, becoming known as Audubon Park, this remote local was where Mrs. Clarence Day chose to have her reluctant husband baptized, in secret, as “no one knows us way up there…”  Half a century later,

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