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107th Infantry Memorial

Sculptor Karl Illava (1896–1954) created this dynamic bronze figural group depicting seven larger-than-life-sized World War I foot soldiers in battle. The piece, set… Read More

African Antelopes

These limestone reliefs by Frederick G. R. Roth (1872-1944) were created as decorative friezes for the Antelope House in the 1934 restoration of the Central Park Zoo.… Read More

Albert Bertel Thorvaldsen Statue

This bronze, life-sized sculpture is a self-portrait of the esteemed Danish sculptor Albert Thorvaldsen (1770–1844), and was dedicated in Central Park in 1894. It… Read More

Alexander Hamilton Monument

This larger-than-life-size statue depicts Alexander Hamilton (1757–1804), the eminent statesmen of a fledgling United States. Hamilton’s son John C. Hamilton… Read More

Alexander Von Humboldt Monument

This heroic-sized bronze bust by Gustaf Blaeser (1813–1874) depicts German scientist, explorer, and naturalist Frederick Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt… Read More

Alice in Wonderland Monument

  "Curiouser and curiouser!" cried Alice.   This impressive sculptural group, on the north side of Central Park's Conservatory… Read More

Ancient Playground

This site is one of the many adventure playgrounds built in New York City throughout the 1960s and 70s. The playgrounds were inspired by European children, who created… Read More

Andrew Haswell Green

This granite bench, dedicated in 1929, honors Andrew Haswell Green (1820-1903), a key figure in the history of Central Park who created many of New York’s cultural… Read More

Arthur Brisbane Monument

This monumental pink granite tablet, inserted into Central Park’s perimeter wall along Fifth Avenue at 101st Street, honors journalist and newspaper executive Arthur… Read More


The glowing bronze of this statue on a rock outcropping near the East Drive at 67th Street reflects the loving pats of countless children and adults who recall the story… Read More

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Directions to Central Park

Know Before You Go

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Raccoons in Central Park have tested positive for canine distemper virus. Although the virus cannot be transmitted to humans, it may be transmitted to dogs. Keep your pets safe in the park.

Please avoid wildlife and make sure your pets have up-to-date distemper and rabies vaccines. Keep your pet on a leash, especially during dawn and dusk.

Please call 311 or notify an on-site Parks employee if you see a sick or injured animal.

If you are bitten, wash the wound with soap and water immediately. Call your doctor to see if you need tetanus or rabies shots, and call 311 to report the bite.

The Health Department will continue to monitor this condition.

Anticipated Completion: Summer 2018

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