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Update: Due to concern for the spread of COVID-19, the Victorian Society New York will be postponing all spring events. We will continue to monitor developments and remain grateful to all who are working to mitigate this growing health concern. When possible, we hope to be able to reschedule all our postponed events. Thank you […]
The Central Park: Original Designs for New York's Greatest Treasure (Abrams), a new book by New York City Municipal Archives conservator and art historian Cynthia S. Brenwall, is an eye-opening and magisterial study of how Manhattan’s beloved oasis was born. Based on previously unpublished documentation of Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux’s visions, Brenwall’s lecture will explore […]