The Bronx

Map of southern Westchester County in 1867. This, along with the southern part of the former Town of Yonkers, became the Bronx.
Grand Concourse and 161st Street as it appeared around 1900
The Simpson Street elevated station was built in 1904 and opened on November 26, 1904. It was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on September 17, 2004, reference #04001027.
Row houses on a location where there was once burnt rubble. The Bronx has since seen revitalization
The Bronx - All-America City sign
Location of the Bronx (red) within New York City (remainder white)
Aerial view of the Bronx from the east at night
The New York Times 1896 map of parks and transit in the newly annexed Bronx. Marble Hill is in pink, cut off by water from the rest of Manhattan in orange. Van Cortlandt, Pelham Bay and Crotona Parks are light green, as is Bronx Park (now home to the New York Botanical Garden and Bronx Zoo), Woodlawn Cemetery medium green, sports facilities dark green, the not-yet-built Jerome Park Reservoir light blue, St. John's College (now Fordham University) violet, and the city limits of the newly expanded New York red.
Northern tip of Hunter Island in Pelham Bay Park
The neighborhood of Co-op City is the largest cooperative housing development in the world.
A sunken boat off the shore of City Island
Grand Concourse at East 165th Street
Poverty concentrations within the Bronx, by Census Tract
The Bronx Zoo is the largest zoo in New York City, and among the largest in the country.
The Bronx's P.L.A.Y.E.R.S. Club Steppers performing at the 2007 Fort Greene Park Summer Literary Festival in Brooklyn. (Note the T-shirts' inscription "I ♥ BX" [Bronx], echoing the ubiquitous slogan "I ♥ NY" [I Love New York] ).
New Yankee Stadium at 161st and River Avenue
The Hub on Third Avenue
Renovated Prow Building, part of the original Bronx Terminal Market
An aerial view of the Bronx, Harlem River, Harlem, Hudson River and George Washington Bridge
Morris Heights, a Bronx neighborhood of over 45,000
Street scene on Fordham Road, a major street in the Bronx
The Bronx High School of Science
Fordham University's Keating Hall
Bronx–Whitestone Bridge
An aerial view of the Throgs Neck Bridge
Middletown Road subway station on the
NYC Transit bus operating on the Bx40 route in University Heights

Borough of New York City, coextensive with Bronx County, in the U.S. state of New York.

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Manhattan

Most densely populated and geographically smallest of the five boroughs of New York City.

Peter Minuit, early 1600s
Pieter Schaghen's 1626 letter saying Manhattan was purchased for 60 guilders.
The Castello Plan showing the Dutch city of New Amsterdam in 1660, at the southern tip of Manhattan
Washington's statue in front of Federal Hall on Wall Street, where in 1789 he was sworn in as first U.S. president
Manhattan in 1873. The Brooklyn Bridge was under construction from 1870 until 1883
The "Sanitary & Topographical Map of the City and Island of New York", commonly known as the Viele Map, was created by Egbert Ludovicus Viele in 1865
Manhattan's Little Italy, Lower East Side, circa 1900
Manhattan personified, early 20th century
V-J Day in Times Square in Times Square, 1945
Flooding on Avenue C caused by Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2012
Satellite image of Manhattan Island, bounded by the Hudson River to the west, the Harlem River to the north, the East River to the east, and New York Harbor to the south, with rectangular Central Park prominently visible. Roosevelt Island, in the East River, belongs to Manhattan.
Location of Manhattan (red) within New York City (remainder yellow)
Manhattan schist outcropping in Central Park
Liberty Island is an exclave of Manhattan, of New York City, and of New York State, that is surrounded by New Jersey waters
The Empire State Building in the foreground looking southward from the top of Rockefeller Center, with One World Trade Center in the background, at sunset. The Midtown South Community Council acts as a civic caretaker for much of the neighborhood between the skyscrapers of Midtown and Lower Manhattan.
Central Park in autumn
The Estonian House, the main center of Estonian culture amongst Estonian Americans
A. T. Stewart in 1870, 9th Street, Manhattan
Many tall buildings have setbacks on their facade due to the 1916 Zoning Resolution. This is exemplified at Park Avenue and 57th Street in Midtown Manhattan.
The New York Stock Exchange, by a significant margin the world's largest stock exchange per market capitalization of its listed companies, at US$23.1 trillion as of April 2018.
The Financial District of Lower Manhattan, seen from Brooklyn
The Flatiron District is the center and birthplace of Silicon Alley
Times Square is the hub of the Broadway theater district and a major cultural venue in Manhattan, it also has one of the highest annual attendance rates of any tourist attraction in the world, estimated at 50 million
The New York Times headquarters, 620 Eighth Avenue
Butler Library at Columbia University, with its notable architectural design
Stuyvesant High School, in Tribeca
New York Public Library Main Branch at 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
The scene at Manhattan's 2015 LGBT Pride March. The annual event rivals the sister São Paulo event as the world's largest pride parade, attracting tens of thousands of participants and millions of sidewalk spectators each June.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Madison Square Garden is home to the Rangers and Knicks, and hosts some Liberty games
The Skating Pond in Central Park, 1862
Manhattan Municipal Building
James Farley Post Office
A slum tour through the Five Points in an 1885 sketch
Tenement houses in 1936
At the time of its construction, London Terrace in Chelsea was the largest apartment building in the world
Grand Central Terminal is a National Historic Landmark.
Ferries departing Battery Park City and helicopters flying above Manhattan
The Staten Island Ferry, seen from the Battery, crosses Upper New York Bay, providing free public transportation between Staten Island and Manhattan.
The Brooklyn Bridge to the right and the Manhattan Bridge towards the left, are two of the three bridges that connect Lower Manhattan with Brooklyn over the East River.
Eighth Avenue, looking northward ("Uptown"), in the rain; most streets and avenues in Manhattan's grid plan incorporate a one-way traffic configuration
Tourists looking westward at sunset to observe the July 12, 2016 Manhattanhenge
Ferry service departing Battery Park City towards New Jersey, see from Paulus Hook

Manhattan additionally contains Marble Hill, a small neighborhood now on the U.S. mainland, separated from the rest of Manhattan by the Harlem Ship Canal and later connected using landfill to the Bronx.

New York Botanical Garden

Enid A. Haupt Conservatory
Visitor Center in June 2012
The Stone Mill, within NYBG
Visitor Center in June 2012
The Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden
LuEsther T. Mertz Library
The Haupt Conservatory in fall

The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) is a botanical garden at Bronx Park in the Bronx, New York City.

Bronx Zoo

Zoo Director William T. Hornaday feeding a greater kudu in 1920
Historical Fordham Road Entrance to the Bronx Zoo featuring Rainey Memorial Gates
A Gelada in Baboon Reserve.
A Guanay cormorant in the Sea Bird Aviary: The zoo is the last to hold the species outside of South America.
Maleo
The Zoo Center
Congo gorillas
An adult male silverback
Silvery lutungs (Trachypithecus cristatus), at JungleWorld
The Monorail
Ota Benga at the Bronx Zoo in 1906. Only five promotional photos exist of Benga's time here, none of them in the Monkey House; cameras were not allowed.
The Most Dangerous Animal in the World exhibit at the Bronx Zoo (1963)

The Bronx Zoo (also historically the Bronx Zoological Park and the Bronx Zoological Gardens) is a zoo within Bronx Park in the Bronx, New York.

Van Cortlandt Park

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Remains of the New York and Putnam Railroad, Van Cortlandt Station inside the park
Van Cortlandt Park, Oscar Florianus Bluemner, 1936
Rocky terrain in the park
The Sachkerah Woods Playground, located at Van Cortlandt Park's southeast corner
Putnam Trail entrance, looking south from the city line.
The park's own little stonehenge, a former structural stone testing site for the construction of Grand Central Terminal
The historic Van Cortlandt House, now a museum
Riverdale Stables
The lake and golf course at sunset; the former railroad bridge is at far left
View of the Parade Ground from the starting line of the cross-country course
The interchange of Henry Hudson, Saw Mill, and Mosholu Parkways in the park
The abandoned Putnam Railroad bridge over the Henry Hudson Parkway
The Van Cortlandt Park–242nd Street station

Van Cortlandt Park is a 1146 acre park located in the borough of the Bronx in New York City.

Pelham Bay Park

Aerial view of the park (pictured in the center left)
Map of Pelham Bay Park's future site at the time of the Battle of Pell's Point
Mouth of Hutchinson River, in the park
Rock outcropping in Pelham Bay Park
Orchard Beach promenade, built in the 1930s
Aerial view of Orchard Beach
Hunter mansion
Former private mansion on Rodman's Neck
Glover's Rock: "Near this site on October 12, 1776 Col. John Glover and 600 patriots held off British and Hessian forces under Gen Howe long enough to save Washington's troops from destruction, enabling them to withdraw to Westchester and ultimate victory."
Split Rock
Bird watching is a popular activity in the park
Panoramic view of Orchard Beach, facing from the bathhouse pavilion
South side of statue
Clubhouse
The west end of the City Island Bridge (original bridge pictured) is located inside Pelham Bay Park.
Pedestrian overpass to the park's eponymous station

Pelham Bay Park is a municipal park located in the northeast corner of the New York City borough of the Bronx.

Woodlawn Cemetery (Bronx, New York)

One of the largest cemeteries in New York City and a designated National Historic Landmark.

Main office building
Jerome Avenue gate
Annie Bliss Titanic memorial
Richard Hudnut Monument
Van Cortlandt frieze (Robert Moses)
Celia Cruz's mausoleum
Sarcophagus with angel
Dishabille statue
Reisinger Monument
Nathan Piccirilli Monument
The monument of Clarence Day
Joe "King" Oliver's grave
Linden Tree
White Oak Tree
Woolworth's tomb

West Farms Dutch Reformed Church, at Boone Avenue and 172nd Street in The Bronx, had most of its graves moved to Woodlawn Cemetery in 1867 and interred in the Rutgers Plot, Lots 214–221.

Boroughs of New York City

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The current 5 boroughs of Greater New York as they appeared in 1814. Bronx was in Westchester County, Queens County included modern Nassau County, Kings County had 6 towns, one of which was Brooklyn, and New York City is shown by hatching in lower Manhattan.
Chinatown in Manhattan, the most densely populated borough of New York City, with a higher density than any individual American city.
Landmark 19th-century brownstones in the Greenpoint Historic District of Brooklyn, New York City's most populous borough.
The Unisphere in Queens, the most ethnically diverse urban area in the world.
The Bronx, the northernmost borough of New York City and the only borough situated on the United States mainland.
Borough Hall in the St. George neighborhood of Staten Island, the most suburban borough of New York City.
The percentage of New York City population residing in each borough (from bottom to top):
 1. Manhattan ,
 2. Brooklyn ,
 3. Queens ,
 4. The Bronx, and
 5. Staten Island . Populations before 1898 are for the areas now enclosed in the present boroughs.

New York City is composed of five boroughs: The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island.

Westchester County, New York

Located in the U.S. state of New York.

Harbors, islands and shoreline of New Rochelle
Philipsburg Manor House in Sleepy Hollow
The New Croton Reservoir is the largest of many in the county.
Municipalities in Westchester County, New York
Philipse Manor Hall in Yonkers
Tarrytown Music Hall on Main Street
The Tappan Zee Bridge connecting Tarrytown to South Nyack
Westchester County Airport near White Plains
The Old Dutch Church in Sleepy Hollow

At the time it included present-day Bronx County, and abutted then-Dutchess County to the north.

Bronx River

Area of 38.4 mi2.

Entering the Botanical Garden
Lorillard Snuff Mill
A rail line runs along the river
The Bronx River near its mouth
The river in winter

It forms the border between the large cities of Yonkers and Mount Vernon, and flows into the northern end of The Bronx, where it divides East Bronx from West Bronx, southward through Bronx Park, New York Botanical Garden, and the Bronx Zoo and continues through neighborhoods of the South Bronx.

Riverdale, Bronx

Palisades (New Jersey), looking west across the Hudson River from Sigma Place, Riverdale.
Location of Riverdale within the Bronx
A pathway in Wave Hill
Northbound Henry Hudson Parkway
College of Mount Saint Vincent
Russian Mission Residency
The Riverdale station of the Metro-North Railroad
JFK house at 5040 Independence Avenue
Lou Gehrig's house
A house on Independence Avenue
Palisade Avenue

Riverdale is a residential neighborhood in the northwestern portion of the New York City borough of the Bronx.