Larkin Plaza

Dock Street and Nepperhan Street between Warburton Avenue and Buena Vista Avenue, Yonkers On December 6, 2011, over 300 people gathered at Larkin Plaza for a ceremony marking the opening of the newly uncovered Saw Mill River. For more than 90 years, the City of Yonkers had covered the river with asphalt. The “daylighting” of… Continue reading Larkin Plaza

Joseph F. Loehr Court

10 Western Avenue, Yonkers When Hurricane Ida struck in early September 2021, it dumped around 8 inches of rain on Yonkers in a 24-hour period. Among the hardest-hit areas of the city was Loehr Court, a public housing complex. Water unleashed by the climate-change-fueled storm flooded Loehr Courts’ basements, causing $2 million dollars’ worth of… Continue reading Joseph F. Loehr Court