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Central Park

Monuments

Richard Morris Hunt Memorial

Richard Morris Hunt Memorial

Bust (over life-size) on stele in an arc-shaped space formed by an exedra whose back supports columns and a cornice; at each end of the exedra is a standing female figure; mosaic floor; approached by two steps

Richard Saunders Scott

Richard Saunders Scott

Tree marker plaque

Robert Burns

Robert Burns

Seated figure (over life-size) with scroll and plough at feet, on pedestal

Robert Moses Memorial

Robert Moses Memorial

Plaque on wall

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Over life-size group of two figures on pedestal

S. Rankin Drew Marker

S. Rankin Drew Marker

Tablet on base

Directions to Central Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

PlaygroundsEast 72nd St Playground

The East 72nd St Playground is closed for construction. It will reopen this summer. Central Park Conservancy is renovating the playground to improve its accessibility and connection to the park's landscape. Please visit the Central Park Conservancyfor more information.

ParkCentral Park

As of April 27, Central Park's Bow Bridge is closed to the public for structural work and a fresh coat of paint. The work is expected to last three to four months. Removing the old paint will require wrapping the bridge in a tent-like structure to prevent debris from falling into the water. Along with repainting, the work will include replacing the wooden decking, fixing several beams on the underside of the span, and reinforcing approaches at either end.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2015

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