Design a Park for the City

When: Wednesday, August 16, 11:00am – 2:00pm
Price: Free
New York City. Looking South. Printed in oil colors by Hy. J. Crate, 181 William St. N.Y. Central Park, 1859. Museum of the City of New York, 29.100.2299.

As the population of New York City grew in the 1850s, open spaces began to disappear on the dense street grid. Investigate Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux’s plan for a grand public space called Central Park in the New York at Its Core gallery Port City, 1609-1898. Then put on your urban planner hat and design your own version of Central Park!

This free Family Program takes place in Cherry Tree Playground (99th St. to 100th St., 3rd Avenue) and is geared to families with children ages 6-12 years old. Activities are designed for adults and children to complete together.

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