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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Park

History[edit]. See also: History of New York City.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seneca_Village

Seneca Village was a small village in the borough of Manhattan in New York City , founded by ... A stone outcropping near the 85th Street entrance to Central Park is believed to be part of a foundation of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. ... At this time in New York City's history, most of the city's population lived ...

www.nytimes.com/1997/01/31/arts/a-village-dies-a-park-is-born.html

Jan 31, 1997 ... This picture of Seneca Village was revealed in ''The Park and the People,'' a history of Central Park written by Roy Rosenzweig and Elizabeth ...

www.ny.com/articles/centralpark.html

History of New York's Central Park. ... New York's Central Park is the first urban landscaped park in the United States. Originally conceived in the salons of ...

www.centralpark.com/visitor-info/park-history/overview

Advocates of creating the park--primarily wealthy merchants and landowners-- admired the public grounds of London and Paris and urged that New York needed ...

www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/12-secrets-new-yorks-central-park-180957937

Jan 27, 2016 ... ... her book The Park and the People: A History of Central Park, it's made cameos ... These days, 42 million people visit Central Park every year, rambling ... Central Park is designed to be a microcosm of New York State itself.

www.c-span.org/video/?319232-1/history-new-york-citys-central-park

Jun 29, 2014 ... Architectural Historian Barry Lewis talks about the creation of New York City's Central Park.

www.centralparktoursnyc.com/central-park-history

Oct 14, 2016 ... The Early History Of New York City's Central Park. central park history. Central Park on the Island of Manhattan in the county, city and state of ...

www.citymetric.com/skylines/new-york-destroyed-village-full-african-american-landowners-create-central-park-893

Mar 30, 2015 ... In the mid 19th century, New York City decided it needed a park. ... Chipley Slavicek, author of New York's Central Park, the pro-park lobby were largely ... Image: the Media Center for Art History, Department of Art History and ...