Spuyten Duyvil

Spuyten Duyvil

About Spuyten Duyvil

Spuyten Duyvil is the name of a subsection of the Riverdale section in New York City which refers to the southernmost section of Riverdale, below West 232nd Street, or below 239th Street by some definitions. The area is named after Spuyten Duyvil Creek, where "Spuyten Duyvil" literally means "Spouting Devil" or Spuitende Duivel in Dutch; a reference to the strong and wild tidal currents found at that location.