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web sites

The Central Park Conservancy
www.centralparknyc.org
Thorough and comprehensive, this is the Central Park Conservancy's official site. It provides extensive information on the Conservancy and on the Park itself.

Welcome to Central Park
www.centralpark.org/
This Web site is a personal effort by individuals who love the Park. It includes such features as a guide to sports, a list of organizations that maintain the park, and a map to locate points of interest.

SummerStage
www.summerstage.org
SummerStage hosts concerts in Central Park throughout the summer.

Shakespeare in the Park
www.publictheater.org/
Every summer, the Public Theater puts on free plays at the Delacorte Theater.

NY.com
www.ny.com/sights/neighborhoods/central_park.html
A good resource for information about the sites found in Central Park, such as the Wollman Skating Rink, the Metropolitan Museum, and various playgrounds.

The Central Park Track Club
www.centralparktc.org/
The Central Park Track Club is a running club that was founded in 1972. Today, the club has close to 300 members from a variety of backgrounds, ages, speeds, and resting pulse rates.

NYCtourist.com
www.nyctourist.com/central_park1.htm
A photo tour through Central Park highlights the most popular attractions.


books

Rosenzweig, Roy and Elizabeth Blackmar. THE PARK AND THE PEOPLE: A HISTORY OF CENTRAL PARK. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1992.

Putnam, Karen and Marianne Cramer. NEW YORK'S 50 BEST: PLACES TO DISCOVER AND ENJOY IN CENTRAL PARK. New York: City & Co., 1999.

Freund, James. CENTRAL PARK: A PHOTOGRAPHIC EXCURSION. New York: Fordham University Press, 2001.


organizations & institutions

The Central Park Conservancy
www.centralparknyc.org
The Official Central Park Web site includes features such as Things to Do, VirtualPark, Then and Now, News from the Park, Volunteer and Job Listings, and a section Just For Kids.

The Wildlife Conservation Society
http://wcs.org/home/zoos/centralpark/
The WCS maintains the Central Park Wildlife Center (better known as the Zoo). Special public events, innovative Wildlife Theater performances, and other year-round programs make every visit to the zoo a new experience.

City of New York/Parks & Recreation
http://nyc.gov/html/dpr/home.html
New York City's Official Web site for its public parks.





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