McGowan’s Pass (sometimes spelled “McGown’s”) is a topographical feature of Central Park in New York City, just west of Fifth Avenue and north of 102nd Street in Harlem, NY.
This is pretty much how things looked when Frederick Law Olmsted and his family lived here, 1859-1862, while Olmsted was directing the construction of Central Park.
Harlem Meer is a lake at the northeast corner of New York City’s Central Park.
North Woods and North Meadow are two interconnected features in the northern section of Central Park, around the Harlem Meer aka Harlem Creek, close to the Upper West Side in Continue Reading →
East Harlem-based Demolition Depot writes that the Hudson River State Hospital was designed by Frederick Clarke Withers. The grounds were designed by Calvert Vaux and Frederick Law Olmsted.