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Bronx

(Encyclopedia) Bronx, river, c.20 mi (30 km) long, issuing from Kensico Reservoir, SE N.Y., and flowing SW through the Bronx into the East River. The Bronx River Parkway, one of the…

Kensico Reservoir

(Encyclopedia) Kensico Reservoir kĕn´zĭkō [key], c.4 sq mi (10 sq km), SE N.Y., N of White Plains, formed by Kensico Dam (completed 1915) on the Bronx River. A principal unit in the…

Philipse Manor

(Encyclopedia) Philipse Manor, colonial estate of Frederick Philipse , confirmed by a royal charter (1693), extending from the present North Tarrytown, N.Y., to the present Bronx…