New York's Central Park
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The paper discusses the original motives behind the creation of New York's Central Park from the perspective of the two architect designers, Calvert Vaux and Frederick Law Olmstead. The paper shows how New York's Central Park began as an extraordinary vision of an urban landscape in a bustling city, a place where city dwellers could escape the stresses of city life. The paper asserts that the park has achieved that goal and is a monument to landscape architecture and park planning.
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