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Subsequently, a series of designers set out to devise the new landscape, incorporating Olmsted’s idea of a park with a tree-lined drive curving around the valleys and rock outcroppings and overlooking the river. In 1937, Robert Moses completed the “Westside Improvement Project” to transform the park, which had become a haven for squatters. Moses’s project added new landfill west of the tracks, covered the New York Central rail line, and constructed the Henry Hudson Parkway. The park was landmarked as part of the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. The Riverside South development funded this extension of Riverside Park. Riverside Park that had been the Penn Central freight rail yard, proposed building a massive development including a huge shopping mall and the world’s tallest skyscraper. 72nd to 68th Streets, was opened three years later in April 2001.
Phase 2 comprises a waterfront section from 70th Street to 65th Street. The most used sections of Riverside Park are on the tiered slopes between the Hudson and Riverside Drive from 72nd Street to 125th Street. Riverside Park South extends from 72nd to 59th Street on the former Penn Central yard, with an old locomotive on display. Before the park existed, Edgar Allan Poe liked to sit on rocky “Mount Tom” at 83rd Street. Erected to the Memory of an Amiable Child, St. Claire Pollock, Died 15 July 1797 in the Fifth Year of His Age. Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument, which commemorates Civil War veterans of both the Union Army and Navy, stands at the west end of 89th Street.