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TOUR: Central Park as a Work of Art
May 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm$50
Sponsored by the New York Botanical Garden, Members Trips. (To take this tour, you must be a member of the Botanical Garden – click here for membership details.) Reservations required: call 1-718-817-8703, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or click here (scroll down to find the tour) to register on-line.
Perhaps best-known of New York’s official “Scenic Landmarks,” Central Park offers New Yorkers refuge, recreation and rejuvenation; a temporary haven from a city of brick and steel, concrete and glass. And yet this park which delights us with its lakes and streams, wildflowers and grand open spaces, is almost entirely artificial, carefully designed right down to the hidden pipes feeding a rustic waterfall.