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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

Due to the winter storm, NYC Parks will close this afternoon at 6:00 p.m., effective until further notice. Closures include all parks and recreation centers, and signage will be posted at all parks sites.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

Central Park

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

Central Park Weather

  • Tue
    Heavy Snow
    26°F
  • Wed
    Decreasing Clouds
    26°F
  • Thu
    Chance Light Snow
    29°F
  • Fri
    Chance Light Snow
    34°F

7-day forecast

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