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Views From the Past

Monday, February 18, 2013

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.

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Imagine living as a 19th century New Yorker taking a journey through Central Park. Along the way, you will learn about the Park's history and hear how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to turn their visions into our reality.

Groups of seven or more people should call (212) 360-2726 or email tours@centralparknyc.org to schedule a custom tour.

Accessibility level: Easy to negotiate; paths and few stairs - mostly accessible to people with disabilities.

Location

Outside the Dairy Gift Shop in Central Park
Manhattan
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Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Central Park Conservancy

Contact Number

(212) 794-4064

Contact Email

tours@centralparknyc.org

Categories

Nature, History, Tours

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Know Before You Go

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The Public Theater’s Free Shakespeare in the Park production of Troilus and Cressida will contain effects including the use of loud sounds, blank gunshots, and simulated explosions. The production will run nightly through August 14 at the Delacorte Theater (located mid-park at 80th Street on the southwest corner of the Great Lawn). Please visit the Public Theater's website for more information about the show and its special effects.
Anticipated Completion: 08/14/2016

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