Profile for Central Park, New York, NY
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The first landscaped public park in United States. Frederick Law Olmsted began planning the park in 1858.
New York, NY
843 acres, with playgrounds, playing fields, trails
Properties were condemned in the 1850s to make way for the park. Among them was an African-American community called Seneca Village.
Filming location for:
· 1984 movie, "Ghostbusters"
· 2006 movie, "Superman Returns"
· 1991 movie, "The Fisher King"
· 1976 movie, "Marathon Man"
Historic sites and museums: Metropolitan Museum of Art, Belvedere Castle
Beauty is fleeting. But a rent-controlled apartment overlooking the park is forever.
-- Sex and the City
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