A public garden & cultural center


Since its founding in 1965, Wave Hill has evolved as a unique urban oasis, world-class garden and vital resource. Located in the northwest Bronx overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades and owned by the City of New York, Wave Hill is a must-see for garden enthusiasts and anyone seeking a serene, beautiful place to relax. Wave Hill House, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, dates back to the mid-19th century. Through our thoughtfully stewarded landscape, curated gardens and innovative arts, nature and environmental education programs, Wave Hill fosters meaningful connections between people and nature, providing truly unique experiences that inspire, ignite learning and promote an improved quality of life.

West 249th Street and Independence Avenue (main entrance) 
675 West 252nd Street (mailing address) 
Bronx, NY 10471-2899 
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Telephone:  718.549.3200

Email: information@wavehill.org

Press: Martha Gellens, 718.549.3200 x232 or pressroom@wavehill.org

Wave Hill is a 28-acre public garden and cultural center in the Bronx overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades. Its mission is to celebrate the artistry and legacy of its gardens and landscapes, to preserve its magnificent views, and to explore human connections to the natural world through programs in horticulture, education and the arts.

Download Our Form 990 (pdf)

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