Landmarks Commission Approves Riverside Park Skate Upgrade In Upper Manhattan

RiversideSkateParkNew York Yimby reported that the Skateboarders in Upper Manhattan are in for a new experience. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation gave its blessing to a proposal to upgrade the 20-year-old skate park in Riverside Park. Continue Reading →

Harlem Meer, Central Park, NY (Photos)

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The photographs at the Harlem Meer in Central Park were taken by Sharon Cuff on Saturday, July 18th, 2015. Continue Reading →

Morningside Park, A Photo Essay

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The photographs were taken on the afternoon of Saturday, July 11th, 2015. The Park is the 1873 re-worked plans of landscape architects Frederick Law Olmsted partnered with Calvert Vaux. Continue Reading →

Harlem Meer, Central Park, 1859 -1860s

centralparkpromenadenyplThis is a rare photogravure Victorian/Edwardian era print of laborers taking 843 rocky, swampy acres and reshaping it into a man-made oasis of nature in Central Park’s Harlem Meer in stages in 1859 through the 1860s. Continue Reading →

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