Herman Melville Park is a private pocket park owned by the Lansingburgh Historical Society located along the Hudson River southwest of the intersection of 1st Avenue and 114th Street.

Photo of cabinet maker's or carpenter's shop town down for Herman Melville Park

Photo of cabinet maker’s or carpenter’s shop town down for Herman Melville Park

"EYESORE YIELDS TO PARK-The barn [sic] in the above picture will soon be replaced by a riverfront park, thanks to efforts of the local Historical Society." Lansingburgh Voice. January 1973. [Shop, not barn.]

“EYESORE YIELDS TO PARK-The barn [sic] in the above picture will soon be replaced by a riverfront park, thanks to efforts of the local Historical Society.” Lansingburgh Voice. January 1973. [Shop, not barn.]

Herman Melville Park

Herman Melville Park

Herman Melville Park as seen from yard of Melville House

Herman Melville Park as seen from yard of Melville House

proposed Landscape Design for Melville Park October 1989 by Richard Stott Anderson

proposed Landscape Design for Melville Park October 1989 by Richard Stott Anderson