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Category: Calvert Vaux

2018
 

A History of Monuments in Central Park

By Central Park Conservancy|26 July 2018
Central Park’s First Monuments Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux’s original desi... Read more  

 

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
 

How Geology Influenced Central Park’s Design

By Central Park Conservancy|07 September 2017
Have you ever noticed – or climbed – Central Park’s impressive rock formations? Al... Read more  

 

160 Years of Central Park: A Brief History

By Central Park Conservancy|01 June 2017
Central Park serves as a peaceful haven for New Yorkers — an escape from the City grind and a ... 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
 

Sculpted Nature: Landscape Architecture in Central Park

By Central Park Conservancy|12 October 2016
A popular misconception of Central Park is that its 843 acres are the last remaining natural land in... Read more