Architecture and Ornament in the Heart of Central Park
Join us for an exclusive Archtober tour: Architecture and Ornament in the Heart of Central Park. On this limited-run tour, you’ll explore structural and landscape architectures that were fundamental guiding elements in the design and execution of Central Park. With stops at Strawberry Fields, Cherry Hill, Bow Bridge, the Lake’s Boat Landings, the Mall, and Bethesda Terrace, this tour highlights symbolic and artistic features that may be easily overlooked even by the daily Park goer. These elements hold critical importance for understanding the era in which the Park was constructed, the social ambiance of the time, and the individuals responsible for the beauty and intricacy of this beloved New York landmark.
Come, and see Central Park like never before!
Presented in association with Archtober, Architecture and Design Month New York City, October 2016.
Meet: Inside the Park at 72nd Street and Central Park West (southeast corner). Map of start location
Tour ends at Bethesda Terrace (mid-Park at 72nd Street).
Terrain:Stairs and hills, some uneven terrain
Length of Tour: approximately 90 minutes
Cost: $15 (Members $10)
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