Members Virtual Lecture: Art and Design in the North End of Central Park

Photo by NYC Parks Photo Archive. "Black Atlantis" by Warren Padula, installed at the Harlem Meer.

Join Conservancy historian Marie Warsh for a virtual presentation sharing new research on NYC Parks’ efforts during the 1960s and 1970s to revitalize the north end of Central Park.

Members Virtual Lecture: Art and Design in the North End of Central Park
Monday, April 19 at 3:00 pm ET

As part of a broader City-wide goal to provide new recreational opportunities for underserved communities, parks planners and administrators sought to engage the residents of Harlem and East Harlem through art installations, cultural programs, and new facilities such as the Lasker Rink and Pool.