This urban park was created in 1870 on the site of a former swamp and a burial ground. Named after James Madison, the park was bordered by two of Stanford White's major buildings: the second Madison Square Garden [1890] and a Presbyterian Church [1906-16]. It was located next to three insurance companies who had moved their headquarters from the area around City Hall.

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Madison Square Park
Between Madison Avenue & Fifth Avenue and 23rd Street & 26th Street