Four Freedoms Park Conservancy, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established in June 2011. Today, the Conservancy programs Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms State Park on Roosevelt Island, on behalf of the people of New York, and in partnership with the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.
Board of Directors
Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr.
Barbara Shattuck Kohn
Alison M. von Klemperer
WILLIAM R. GRIFFITH
DONALD B. HILLIKER
PENIEL E. JOSEPH
JESSICA S. LAPPIN
DAVID A. PATERSON
KATRINA VANDEN HUEVEL
JAMES S. POLSHEK
JOHN S. DYSON
WILLIAM J. VANDEN HEUVEL
1930 – 2021
Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms State Park, with its public initiatives and meaningful architecture in view of the United Nations, inspires each generation to define and defend President Roosevelt’s commitment to essential human freedoms.
Four Freedoms Park Conservancy programs Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms State Park to the highest standard. As founder of this extraordinary civic space designed by Louis I. Kahn, the Conservancy advances President Roosevelt’s legacy and inspires, educates, and engages the public in the ideals of the Four Freedoms: freedom of speech and expression, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear.
Please review our most recent financial information for a summary of our financial health.
Learn more about Four Freedoms Park Conservancy by reading our 2017 & 2018 yearbook, which details moments from the past two years that highlight our mission and our goals.
About the Park
Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms State Park is the first memorial dedicated to the former President in his home state of New York. Located on the southern tip of Roosevelt Island in New York City, it is the last work of the late Louis I. Kahn, an iconic architect of the 20th century.
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