Ambrose Cornelius Kingsland (1804-1878)

Ambrose C. Kingsland, 71st Mayor of New York City

Associated Houses



Hunter Island Mansion

Pelham Bay Park

He became a wealthy merchant trading in sperm whale oil with Britain and the East Indies. He is best remembered for initiating the legislation that led to the creation of Central Park. His townhouse was at 114 Fifth Avenue.
Contributed by Mark Meredith on 19/12/2018 and last updated on 16/01/2019.