History of New York City's Central Park
“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.
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.
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