One of the world’s most renowned green spaces, Central Park spreads across 843 acres of rolling meadows, boulder-studded...
For a DIY birding expedition with kids, borrow a ‘Discovery Kit’ at Belvedere Castle in Central Park. It comes with binoculars, a bird...
Metropolitan Museum of Art
This sprawling encyclopedic museum, founded in 1870, houses one of the biggest art collections in the world. Its permanent collection...
Every summer the Joseph Papp Public Theater presents its famous and fabulous free productions of Shakespeare in the Park at Delacorte...
The lines get long at this popular café, which evokes opulent turn-of-the-century Vienna. But the well-rendered Austrian specialties...
Central Park · interesting places nearby
Great Lawn information
Located between 79th and 86th Sts, this massive emerald carpet at the center of Central Park hosts outdoor concerts and is where you can catch the New York Philharmonic Orchestra each summer. There are also eight softball fields, basketball courts and a canopy of London plane trees.
The lawn was created in 1931 by filling in a former reservoir.