Central Park

Andres Alliksaar

About Central Park

  • Central Park is an urban park on Manhattan island.
  • It was opened in 1857
  • Central Park is the most visited park in the United States and one of the most filmed locations in the world

History

  • In 1858, national landscapers and architects, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, won a design competition to improve and expand the park with a plan they titled the "Greensward Plan"
  • Construction began the same year

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