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Central Park: Olmsted's Vision

Saturday, October 21, 2017

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.

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Today, the name of Frederick Law Olmsted is closely associated with Central Park. As a designer, he helped create the layout and look of the park. 

Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903), the father of American landscape architecture, may have more to do with the way America looks than anyone else. Beginning in 1857 with the design of Central Park in New York City, he created designs for thousands of landscapes, including many of the world's most important parks.

Join the Ranger's for a stroll through Central Park and discover the vision Frederick Olmsted had for the design of the park.


West 72nd and Central Park West in Central Park Accessible
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