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Commissioner Newbold Morris map_it

  • Location: Between Arsenal and Central Park Zoo; next to bench at the SW corner of building
  • Description: Tablet on plinth
  • Materials: Bronze, granite
  • Dimensions: H: 6 3/8" W: 15"
  • Dedicated: 1966
  • Donor: Division of monuments
  • Inscription: PARK COMMISSIONER'S BENCH / RESERVED FOR / NEWBOLD MORRIS / A
    DEDICATED PUBLIC SERVANT/

Please note, the NAME field includes a primary designation as well as alternate namings often in common or popular usage. The DEDICATED field refers to the most recent dedication, most often, but not necessarily the original dedication date. If the monument did not have a formal dedication, the year listed reflects the date of installation.

For more information, please contact Art & Antiquities at (212) 360-8143

Directions to Central Park

Know Before You Go

Ice Skating RinksLasker Rink (Temporarily Closed)

Lasker Rink is closed due to a refrigeration malfunction. Parks is trying to repair the rink's concrete slab and valves to identify and fix the source of the leak, in the hope of reopening the rink to the public later this season. In the meantime, the Trump Organization along with NYC Parks will work with the community and other area rinks to try to accommodate hockey and skating groups who call Lasker Rink home. Refunds will also be issued to any organizations who reserved and paid for use of the rink during the time that it will be closed.

Central Park Weather

  • Sat
    Mostly Sunny
    42°F
  • Sun
    Partly Sunny
    55°F
  • Mon
    Rain Likely
    69°F
  • Tue
    Mostly Sunny
    56°F

7-day forecast

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