Before Central Park: Uncovering the Fort Landscape

1_fort_landscapeIn honor of the 200th anniversary of the construction of the War of 1812 fortifications, Central Park Conservancy is focusing attention on a critical but largely unknown part of Central Park: The Fort Landscape. Continue Reading →

Harlem Meer, Central Park, 1889

harlem-meer-1800sThis is a rare photogravure Victorian/Edwardian era print of the lone horse-carriage on a dirt road in Central Park’s Harlem Meer in 1889. Continue Reading →