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Central Park, An American Masterpiece: A Comprehensive History of the Nation’s First Urban Park

by posted Thursday, August 2nd 2012.

Central Park, An American Masterpiece: A Comprehensive History of the Nation’s First Urban Park
To mark Central Park’s 150th anniversary, this is a history of America’s first urban park, a masterpiece of 19th-century landscape design. Sara Cedar Miller, official historian and photographer for the Central Park Conservancy, draws on extensive research to tell the story of the park’s creation, placing it in the context of 19th-century American art and