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Seeing Central Park: The Official Guide to the World's Greatest Urban Park

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By Sara Cedar Miller

In Seeing Central Park, Sara Cedar Miller, the official historian and photographer of the Central Park Conservancy, takes readers through Americas most popular and celebrated park, where natural and man-made features are interwoven into a spectacular work of public art. Combining superb research and an engaging text with breathtaking photographs, Seeing Central Park is not only a gorgeous gift book, but also a guide through every significant design element in the park, from the largest, such as the Reservoir and Belvedere Castle, to the intricate carvings in the stonework surrounding Bethesda Terrace. Seeing Central Park reveals many newly renovated and restored designs as well, including Bow Bridge, one of the most popular features in the Park and one that has appeared in countless films.

192 pages, 110 full-color photographs. 7'' square. Hardcover, with jacket.

  • 192 pages
  • 110 full-color photographs
  • 7'' square
  • Hardcover
  • with jacket

Art History

For more than 150 years, Central Park has been the centerpiece on New York City, drawing more than 25 million visitors each year. From Sheep Meadow and the Shakespeare Garden to Harlem Meer and Strawberry Fields, Central Park is both a paragon of Victorian landscape design and a beautiful escape where visitors can find respite and relaxation in a city constantly on the move.

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Description

By Sara Cedar Miller

In Seeing Central Park, Sara Cedar Miller, the official historian and photographer of the Central Park Conservancy, takes readers through Americas most popular and celebrated park, where natural and man-made features are interwoven into a spectacular work of public art. Combining superb research and an engaging text with breathtaking photographs, Seeing Central Park is not only a gorgeous gift book, but also a guide through every significant design element in the park, from the largest, such as the Reservoir and Belvedere Castle, to the intricate carvings in the stonework surrounding Bethesda Terrace. Seeing Central Park reveals many newly renovated and restored designs as well, including Bow Bridge, one of the most popular features in the Park and one that has appeared in countless films.

192 pages, 110 full-color photographs. 7'' square. Hardcover, with jacket.





  • 192 pages
  • 110 full-color photographs
  • 7'' square
  • Hardcover
  • with jacket




Art History

For more than 150 years, Central Park has been the centerpiece on New York City, drawing more than 25 million visitors each year. From Sheep Meadow and the Shakespeare Garden to Harlem Meer and Strawberry Fields, Central Park is both a paragon of Victorian landscape design and a beautiful escape where visitors can find respite and relaxation in a city constantly on the move.


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