Posts Tagged ‘Central Park bridges’

Bare trees and orange-brown hills in Central Park

January 2, 2017

Leon Kroll’s “Scene in Central Park” gives viewers the park as he saw it in 1922. It must be winter, or close to it: the landscape is all orange and brown and green amid bare trees.

krollsceneincentralpark

Now the question is, which bridge is this. Gapstow over the lake?

Central Park’s magical Vine Arch Bridge

October 15, 2010

We know it today as the Gapstow Bridge, an icon of Central Park, spanning the pond at the southeast end of the park. Built in 1896, it replaced the original wooden Gapstow Bridge from 1874.

In person, it looks even more enchanting.