Jen-Jen is standing in Barretto Park. This part of the Bronx is not that popular and not many people visit because of it’s surroundings. It’s known as a waste land. There are many factories in the area, however; recently New York City Parks along with other organizations such as Rock-the-Boat has been cleaning up the area . Planting grass around the water and making it more suitable for residents.
Check out this New York Times article which speaks a little bit about it: