It’s been a tumultuous year for Central Park in New York, but a group of park enthusiasts is trying to help the park’s future.
As part of its first-ever annual convention, the Central Park Conservancy is inviting park fans from around the world to share their experiences with the park.
The first edition of the convention took place in New Orleans this month, and it is set to take place in NYC next year.
The theme of the event was “Central Park Stories.”
It featured over 400 stories from around Central Park.
Here are some highlights from the event.
When was the last time you saw the Central Visitor Center?
When was the first time you walked by the Central Visitors Center?
What’s your favorite thing about Central Park?
The Central Park Foundation will be holding a free event on July 31 at Central Park West that is open to the public.
The Central Visitors Center opened in 1964 and features an observation deck, a zoo, and a kids playground.
The zoo is open year-round.
What’s the most fun thing about walking by Central Park on your own?
When and how did you first hear about Central Pkwy?
What is your favorite part of Central Park from a visitor perspective?
Are you excited to see the grand opening of the new National Zoo?
Read more about Central park: What is the Central park Conservancy?
The National Park Service is the nation’s leading provider of parks and recreational facilities, and manages and maintains the nation, as well as a growing number of national historic sites, parks, and other national park assets.
In its role as the nation “national park service,” the Park Service provides resources and services to enhance and preserve the natural resources, historic, cultural, and recreational history of the nation.
Why is Central Park so important?
Central Park is an iconic part of New York City, home to some of the country’s most famous buildings and landmarks, including the Empire State Building, Central Park, Central Library, Central Public Library, The Statue of Liberty, and Liberty State Park.
What are the most important Central Park facts?
The Central Park History Museum in Manhattan features a comprehensive catalog of historic photos, photos of park attractions, historical documents, and more, as part of the National Park Foundation’s historic collections.
How can I learn more about the Central Parks?
For more information on Central Park: https://www.nps.gov/cps/history/national-parks/cparks-history-museum-lifestyle-park-fitness-sports-sports/central-park/index.html#p1, https://www,nypl.nhs.gov, #NYPL_EventsCentralPark_2018_July, (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)How can you help Central Park and the Central Pks?
If you or someone you know needs help or advice about Central Parks, please contact NYPL @nypl, call 646.876.7000, or visit centralpkwy.com.