Hope of Israel Senior Center

840 Gerard Avenue [map]
Melrose, Bronx
Founded in 1982

This beautiful shaded ornamental garden is used primarily by the adjacent senior center. The garden benches provide the seniors with aplace to rest and enjoy the flowers and scents. The garden also has a Peace Pole inscribed with the saying "May Peace Prevail on Earth" infour languages.



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