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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

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

by posted Wednesday, August 1st 2012.

Seeing Central Park: The Official Guide to the World’s Greatest Urban Park
For more than 150 years, Central Park has been the centerpiece of New York City, drawing more than 25 million visitors each year. In Seeing Central Park, Sara Cedar Miller, the official historian and photographer of the Central Park Conservancy, takes readers through America’s most popular and celebrated park, where natural and manmade features are