The Exquisite Details, Art and Architecture of America's first urban park!
Bethesda Terrace and Fountain, the Carousel, Paul Manship's Three Bears, Belvedere Castle, the Alice in Wonderland Statue, the Delacorte Clock welcoming visitors to Central Park's Zoo, the Dairy, Bow Bridge, and beautiful Naumburg Bandshell, all part of the backdrop for this beautiful story.
Learn the Park's History!
Frederick Olmsted, Calvert Vaux, and Jacob Wrey Mould are just a few of the Park's important founders and contributors. Sculptress Emma Stebbins who created the Angel of the Waters sculpture at Bethesda Terrace and Fountain is considered to be the first woman to receive a major art commission in New York City!
Do you know the number of bridges inside Central Park? What sits atop each Central Park lamp post? Or how to find your way once you're inside the Park?
What are some of the Park's most important celebrations?
Every year the Park hosts many important events, including the annual Frederick Law Olmsted Fancy Hat Luncheon and Gala.
New York City and "Central Park" Beautiful Lost Mitten Party Artwork
Hats based on the amazing Radio City Rockettes
Gothic Bridge Mitten (on right)
Sheep Meadow Dance
New York ~ New York
Bethesda Terrace Motif decorates the wizard's gown