Central Park

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Central Park

An extensive recreational area of New York City extending north to south in central Manhattan. The land, acquired in 1856, was developed according to plans drawn up by the landscape architects Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux.

Cen′tral Park′


n.
a public park in central Manhattan, New York City. 840 acres (340 hectares).
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Noun1.Central Park - a large park in ManhattanCentral Park - a large park in Manhattan    
Manhattan - one of the five boroughs of New York City
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Participants are taken on an exhilarating route through the five boroughs of New York to the finish in Central Park, Manhattan.
Concerts will take place on the following dates and locations: -- Monday, July 9 PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, New Jersey -- Tuesday, July 10 Prospect Park, Brooklyn -- Wednesday, July 11 The Great Lawn, Central Park, Manhattan -- Thursday, July 12 Cunningham Park, Queens -- Friday, July 13 Snug Harbor, Staten Island -- Saturday, July 14 Heckscher State Park, East Islip, Long Island -- Monday, July 16 Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx -- Tuesday, July 17 The Great Lawn, Central Park, Manhattan
Bordered by the IRT Seventh Avenue 1,2,3,9, and the A, C and E Eighth Avenue subway lines and in close proximity to Central Park, Manhattan Valley's historic townhouses are considerably less expensive than those below 96th Street.

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