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Staying Connected to Central Park through History

The history of Central Park is integral to the mission of the Central Park Conservancy. As stewards of the Park, we uphold its original, timeless purpose as a respite from urban life, while enhancing the Park for today’s visitors.

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The Woman Suffrage Monument in Context

Slated to be installed in Central Park in 2020, the monument will honor women’s rights pioneers Sojourner Truth, Susan B. Anthony, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. It will be the first statue in Central Park to represent an actual woman.

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Richard Gilder (1932 - 2020)

The Central Park Conservancy mourns the loss of Richard “Dick” Gilder, Jr., Founding Trustee. His love of Central Park led to the creation of the Conservancy in 1980, and his support contributed immensely to the Park’s miraculous transformation. The Conservancy offers its condolences to his wife, Lois Chiles, and the entire Gilder family.

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The Central Park Conservancy is the nonprofit that keeps Central Park beautiful.

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New Pool and Rink Comes to the Harlem Meer

Preview the drawings for the new pool and rink at the Harlem Meer, our largest restoration to date.

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New Pool and Rink Comes to the Harlem Meer

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5 Historic Women Memorialized In Central Park

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5 Historic Women Memorialized In Central Park

In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re highlighting a few trailblazing, but little known, women who inspired or funded a variety of features in Central Park — whether they be playgrounds, landscapes, or recreational facilities.

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Our Guide to Central Park Blooms

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Our Guide to Central Park Blooms

Visit our online Bloom Guide for an insider's look at the Park's most popular blooms. Discover when and where to find flowers all year long and become an expert on your favorite varieties.

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8 Secrets of Central Park

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8 Secrets of Central Park

Stay engaged with the Park from afar with this list of secluded spots and enthralling secrets that might surprise even lifelong New Yorkers.

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