Welcoming Central Park’s Visitors throughout History

Speaker: Marie Warsh, Central Park Conservancy Historian

Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux designed Central Park as a respite from urban life for the people of New York. Over 160 years later, the Central Park Conservancy upholds this original vision, through its management and restoration of the Park while accommodating contemporary use. Learn more about the original purpose of Central Park from Marie Warsh, Central Park Conservancy historian, and how the Park has always been a vital resource for New Yorkers.