History of New York City’s Central Park

Barry Lewis talked about the creation of New York City’s Central Park. He spoke about why the park was built, and the many… read more

Barry Lewis talked about the creation of New York City’s Central Park. He spoke about why the park was built, and the many different recreational sections, including the meadows, the menagerie, and the artificial lake. Mr. Lewis argued that the park was the “first great civic work of art” in the United States.

“Around the World with Barry Lewis: Central Park” was part of the Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series of the New-York Historical Society. close

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History of New York City’s Central Park

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Program ID:
319232-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jun 14, 2014
Last Aired:
Jul 5, 2014

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  • Jun 14, 2014 | 8:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 15, 2014 | 12:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 29, 2014 | 4:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 30, 2014 | 2:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 05, 2014 | 8:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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