The newly-unveiled plans call for restoring the landscape surrounding the Harlem Meer and building a new recreational facility.
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The three-year renovation is expected to get underway sometime in 2020.
The year-long project will include restoring the wood pavilions and replacing the bluestone flooring and ceilings.
The Central Park Conservancy, had indicated as much last summer, when it announced that it was officially commencing a $300 million fundraising effort to carry out longterm restoration projects throughout the park.
This particular effort will focus on the area between West 86th and West 96th Streets and between Central Park West and the Reservoir. With the increase in the number of visitors to the Park, the landscape has deteriorated.
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A large part of this effort will be preserving the designs of Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux particularly in the North Woods and The Ramble, where work is already underway. The Park’s many arches and bridges will also be restored.
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