Posts tagged with Central Park

Central Park Boat Landings

When Central Park was opened in the 1860’s, there were 6 boat landings built around the area known as the Lake. The Lake covers 18 acres and was once a swamp that Olmsted and Vaux designed to hug the natural rock outcrops. Passenger boats were able to pick up and drop off passengers at the 6 landings, as well as the steps leading to the Bethesda Terrace & Fountain. Each landing was unique to the area along the lake. The largest boat landing...

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Top 10 Locations to Visit on the West Side of Central Park

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 the west side vs the east side. This blog will take you through a walk of some of the highlights of what to see on the west side of Central Park, starting at Columbus Circle and working up to the...

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THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO CENTRAL PARK~NEW YORK

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 blogger who lives in Australia. THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO CENTRAL PARK~NEW YORK It’s easy to forget that you are in a crowded city while walking through this spectacular park! The original plan for the City of New York, laid out by the City Commissioners in 1811 did not include the park. As...

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Top Spots To Capture The Colors Of Fall In Central Park

Top spots for photographers to capture the colors of Fall in Central Park. Some people think that Central Park is at its most beautiful in autumn, when the leaves turn into a light show of gold, brown and shades of red that can only be found in Mother Nature. Just as in spring when the trees come alive with color, the fall is also a feast for the eyes, and it quickly becomes a photographer’s delight. Leaves change color normally...

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