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Central Park

Monuments

Eagles and Prey

Eagles and Prey

Group of two birds attacking a goat, on a pedestal

Edwin Franko Goldman

Edwin Franko Goldman

Plaque on exterior wall

Egyptian Obelisk

Egyptian Obelisk

Obelisk supported by bronze crabs at four corners of base, on a block on a square terrace, plaques

Fitz Greene Halleck

Fitz Greene Halleck

Seated figure (over life-size) on integral plinth, on pedestal

Fred Lebow

Fred Lebow

Life-size sculpture

Frederick Douglass Memorial

Frederick Douglass Memorial

Heroic scale bronze figure, bronze fountain wall, and decorative paving and seating blocks

Friedel Memorial Drinking Fountain

Friedel Memorial Drinking Fountain

Drinking fountain with basin in form of dog

General Jose de San Martin

General Jose de San Martin

Equestrian figure (over life-size)on integral plinth, on pedestal with escutcheon

Giuseppe Mazzini

Giuseppe Mazzini

Portrait bust on pedestal

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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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