The New School Archives Digital Collections

Giuseppe Zambonini papersOpen Atelier of Design Lecture Series ➔ Central Park History and Restoration Lecture


Related people/organizations

Frederick Law Olmsted (subject)
Calvert Vaux (subject)
Central Park Conservancy (subject)
Kent Bloomer (subject)
Gerald Allen (speaker)





MLA Citation:

Central Park History and Restoration Lecture. 1982. Giuseppe Zambonini papers; Open Atelier of Design Lecture Series. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 17 Jul 2019


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.