Central Park

View all monuments in NYC Parks, as well as temporary public art installations on our NYC Public Art Map and Guide.

Lilac Walk

Click map for directions

  • Location: Northeast end of Sheep Meadow
  • Description: Plaque on boulder
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Dimensions: H: 8" W: 12¾"
  • Dedicated: May 27, 1970
  • Donor: Herbert M. Singer
  • Inscription: EVEN DURING PERIODS OF / HARSH CONFLICT AND CONFRONTATION, / THE DELICATE BEAUTY AND FRAGRANCE / OF THE LILAC HAVE BEEN FAITHFUL/ANNUAL REMINDERS OF LOVELIER / ASPECTS IN HUMAN RELATIONS. / IN TRIBUTE TO THOSE ASPECTS, / THIS LILAC WALK IS DEDICATED TO / THE PEOPLE OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK / NELL SINGER LILAC WALK / APRIL 8, 1970/

Please note, the NAME field includes a primary designation as well as alternate namingsoften in common or popular usage. The DEDICATED field refers to the most recent dedication, most often, butnot necessarily the original dedication date. If the monument did not have a formal dedication, the yearlisted reflects the date of installation.

For more information, please contact Art & Antiquities at (212) 360-8163

Directions to Central Park

Know Before You Go

Ice Skating Rinks
Lasker Rink

Lasker Rink and Pool is closed in order to rebuild the facility to increase access to nearby communities and enhance year-round programming. For more information, visit Central Park Conservancy's Lasker Rink and Pool Restoration page.

Was this information helpful?