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

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Alternate Title

Lecture: Gerald Allen
(event series)

Related people/organizations

Frederick Law Olmsted (subject)
Calvert Vaux (subject)
Central Park Conservancy (New York, N.Y.) (subject)
Kent C. Bloomer (subject)
Gerald Allen (speaker)

Date

1982

Description

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.

Identifier

KA0130_OA_46

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