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Central Park Conservancy Blog Archive


Category: Architecture

2018
 

How Central Park Was Designed as a Park for the People

By Central Park Conservancy|19 July 2018
This month, we celebrate the 165th anniversary of the New York State Legislature setting aside the l... Read more  

2017
 

The Story Behind Central Park’s Rustic Architecture

By Central Park Conservancy|15 June 2017
In a city filled with concrete, glass, and steel, it’s a welcome surprise to discover handcraf... Read more  

 

Calvert Vaux and the Vision of Bethesda Terrace

By Central Park Conservancy|08 March 2017
This week, we honor Central Park’s lesser-known (but no less visionary!) co-designer, Calvert ... Read more  

2016
 

The People’s Gates to the People’s Park

By Central Park Conservancy|06 September 2016
Passing through the gates of Central Park is a seamless transition from noisy urban streets to a pea... Read more