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Central Park’s $150M revamp includes new pool and ice rink, landscape fixes

The newly-unveiled plans call for restoring the landscape surrounding the Harlem Meer and building a new recreational facility.

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Where to see fall foliage in NYC

10 of the best spots for leaf-peeping in the five boroughs

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The best NYC parks with splash pads and spraygrounds

Where to take your kids to cool off in NYC

Central Park’s Belvedere Castle will reopen June 28

The castle is fresh off a 15-month, $12 million restoration.

NYC carriage drivers must move into Central Park, judge rules

Carriage drivers are set to reargue their case against the change in early March

See 5 visions of a post-apocalyptic Central Park

Get a look at the winning entries from the ICONOCLAST Design Competition.

Central Park horse carriages could relocate under revived city plan

The Department of Transportation has submitted a plan to move pickups to designated areas.

Central Park’s Lasker Pool will get a $150M renovation

The three-year renovation is expected to get underway sometime in 2020.

At last, Central Park is permanently car-free

Say goodbye to traffic in NYC’s most popular park.

Central Park is going car-free

Cars will be banned from most park roads starting in June.

Central Park’s Belvedere Castle will shutter for a year of repairs on Monday

The year-long project will include restoring the wood pavilions and replacing the bluestone flooring and ceilings.

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20 hidden gems of Central Park

From scenic trails to secret historical relics, here are more than a dozen hidden gems found throughout Central Park.

Central Park's Belvedere Castle will close this fall for major upgrades

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.

Central Park's west side will be spruced up for first time since 1980s

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.

Central Park's 1,600 cast iron lamp posts hide this helpful secret

You’ve probably walked by them several times on jaunts through Central Park, but have you ever stopped to think that the Park’s cast iron lampposts were hiding a secret? For those of us who were not in the know, that secret was unveiled on a tv show.

Central Park Tower's condos will hit the market this year

Developer of tall towers, Extell, has confirmed that sales will launch in New York City’s forthcoming tallest residential building by year’s end. The announcement also comes intel about a new co-developer for the building.

Central Park seeks $300M to refurbish its iconic structures

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.

Nab a Central Park-adjacent apartment from $225K through Circa’s housing lottery

The affordable housing lottery for Circa’s affordable apartments is now open. Ten studios to two-bedrooms are asking between $225,000 and $381,000. The lottery closes on July 26.

A Secret Central Park Sanctuary Reopens to the Public After 90 Years

When Robert Moses took over as NYC Parks Commissioner in 1934, he decided he wanted create this 4-acre space into a bird sanctuary. Unfortunately, all the wrong plants were chosen, and the place was overrun.

New York City Parks: Then and Now

From the city's largest park (no, it's not in Manhattan) to the game-changing High Line

How Two New York City Parks Helped Change America

After exploring 10 of the most important homes in American history, PBS's series 10 That Changed America continues with a survey of the 10 parks that changed America—and unsurprisingly, two New York City parks made the cut.

See New York City Icons Captured From Above in These Stunning Photos

As Carriage Horse Ban Vote Nears, the Bill's Fate Is Uncertain

City Council Stalls Vote on De Blasio's Horse Carriage Proposal

Unique Turreted Abode on Central Park West Wants $8.75M

Unique Turreted Abode on Central Park West Wants $8.75M