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<b>Central Park</b> opened in 1876. The 843 acres site used to be a swamp, and the conversion into a park took 20 years. It is designed in a Romantic Style with lakes, ponds, hills and rocky crags. More than 500 000 trees and shrubs have been planted to offer a landscape of a great scenic beauty, with open space and meadows, bridle paths and carriage drives.

Address: Central Park, New York, NY 10022
Directions: Bounded by Centeral Park West & 5th Ave. and W. 110thSt. & W. 59 th St.
Phone: (212) 310-6600
Website: http://www.centralparknyc.org/

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  • Written Sep 7, 2002
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