Central Park is beautiful in all seasons and weather. No matter how many times you walk through the Park, there is always something new to see and discover. As every New Yorker knows, there has been a lifelong battle of...Read More »
1. Central Park was America’s first landscaped park in 1867
2. The Conservatory Gardens is 6 acres and is made up of three gardens, Italian, French and English Style gardens.
3. The...Read More »
Have you ever taken the path less traveled through Central Park? In the past 5 years the number of tourists and residents who visit Central Park has increased from 35...Read More »
In 1908, Vitagraph Studios shot the very first movie in Central Park: the first film version of Romeo and Juliet made in America. Since then, close to 350 movies have...Read More »
Thank you to Rachel Brown @Rachelphotoblog (Twitter) who wrote this blog for us after her visit to NYC and Central Park last fall. Rachel is a travel and lifestyle photo...Read More »
Central Park’s Hallett Nature Sanctuary opened to the public this past spring officially, for the first time since 1934.
1. Brief History
The area of the park was preserved decades ago by...Read More »
We would like to thank Dana Greenberg as a guest blogger. She has created a list of ways that she and her son, who has autism, can enjoy Central Park...Read More »
Written by guest blogger, Joseph Kellard May 5, 2016
Far from the buzz and bustle of Midtown are the northern sections of Central Park, where fewer travelers and comparative...Read More »
The obelisk set sail from Egypt on June 12, 1880, and reached New York a little over a month later.
It took another five months for the artifact to reach Central...Read More »
There are currently 21 playgrounds in Central Park, and through the Central Park Conservancy’s Central Play program and their Playground Partners, each one is going through (or has gone through) a...Read More »
In 1867, Central Park designer and architect Calvert Vaux (1824-1895) created an observation tower atop Vista Rock to overlook the old reservoir that is now the Great Lawn. The original...Read More »
This past winter has been the second warmest on record. Meteorological winter is a three month period that runs from Dec 1st to the end of February. It is the coldest...Read More »
In commemoration of Black History Month, let’s take a brief look at the history of Seneca Village, the first significant community of African American property owners in Manhattan. Seneca Village...Read More »
When it snows in Central Park, most people think of grabbing their sleds or skis and heading to one of the many hills or fields, but did you know that...Read More »
This month is Central Park Statue Month. Located around the Central Park Mall and its perimeter, are scattered many statues and monuments. While some have become well known such as the...Read More »