The Central Park: New York’s Greatest Treasure, Book Talk

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Central Park might be the most famous and best loved example of pastoral landscape architecture in the United States, but for Upper East Siders, it’s also a brilliant backyard. If you’ve ever wondered how the extraordinary emerald oasis became a reality, join Friends of the Upper East Side Historic …


The Magic and Mysticism of Central Park with Boroughs of the Dead

Discover the Magic and Mysticism of Central Park on a ghostly walking tour from Boroughs of the Dead. Central Park has as many secrets to share as it has acres. Among its sweeping vistas are hidden traces of the 19th century’s transcendentalism and spiritual revivals, echoed in the landscape aesthetics of the park. Join actress and …


Central Park East Side Evening Stroll

Join Friends of the Upper East Side Historic District’s Vice President and seasoned tour guide David Karabell for a leisurely walk from the southeast corner of the Park to Bethesda Terrace. As you make our way past the Zoo, the Lake, and the Mall, find out how one of the Park’s oldest buildings turned from fortress …