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Central Park History and Restoration Lecture

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Collection: Giuseppe Zambonini papers ➔ Series: Open Atelier of Design Lecture Series (KA013001_OA.01)

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Digital Audio
Gerald Allen presents the history and restoration of New York City’s Central Park. He clarifies his position: architect not historian; not presenting analysis. Allen’s firm’s restoration in Central Park includes: Bethesda fountain angel and terrace; ceramic tiles embedded in stone basin. Redesigned the lamps with Kent Bloomer throughout the park.
Related people
Frederick Law Olmsted (subject)
Calvert Vaux (subject)
Central Park Conservancy (New York, N.Y.) (subject)
Kent C. Bloomer (subject)
Gerald Allen (speaker)
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; Digitization of audiotapes funded by a grant obtained by Robert Kirkbride from Parsons' School of Constructed Environment.

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