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Bethesda Terrace is an architectural marvel that is located at 72nd street Cross Drive. It offers good views since it overlooks the Central Park Lake and the adjacent woods. Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux proposed an open space or reception for this area of the park in their 1858 Greensward Plan for Central Park. The two wanted the terrace to be subordinate to the surrounding, they therefore ensured that the Bethesda Terrace seamlessly engraves its architecture into the surrounding landscape. This was the conceptual design of the terrace. Construction of the space begun in 1859 immediately after the space for the Central Park Lake was excavated and filled in 1958. The space was seen by Frederick and Calvert as a place where people could experience nature while at the same time holding social gatherings. In their plan, the space was to be called The Water Terrace, but after…
Central Park park boasts of several amenities and attractions and among these is the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. It is a decommissioned reservoir located in Central Park between 85th and 96th St. It was officially named as the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir in 1994. It covers 106 acres, is 40 feet deep and holds approximately 1,000,000,000 US gallons of water. This aspect, therefore, makes it an unmistakable feature of the park. The Reservoir is one of the most picturesque and grandiose landscapes and adds to the uniqueness of the Central Park. The Reservoir was constructed in 1862, and it was meant to be a temporary water supply for New York City. Frederick Olmsted and Calvert Vaux had incorporated it in their design for Central Park. It was used when the Croton water system was shut down for two weeks each year for maintenance. Today, however, the reservoir is not used…
The whole world is crazy about shopping today. That is right, it is Black Friday again. We have to take part in it so we are giving away coupons for our Central park tours. Only today and tomorrow you can reserve a Central park bicycle tour for 35$/person and a Central park rickshaw tour for 55$ per carriage. Book your tours with the coupons: TOURBIKE2014BLACKFRIDAY TOURPEDICAB2014BLACKFRIDAY Include the coupon in the message box when booking your tour.
.This is a short video to show how our bike tour feels like. It is nice and relaxing, tourist friendly, full of catchy stories and interesting facts. Don't you worry about the photos, we have everything planned out for you.  
When you book a hotel, you mostly get a room, a bed and standard meals, yet it is a 5 star. However, it is all different at Trump International Hotel and Tower. They give you the entire City instead. To be exact, it is located in Central Park, Midtown West Side, 5th Avenue. Most travelers have heard that this hotel offers guests a lifetime's supply of shopping as well as nightlife-you can go as far as your limit will take you! The 52-story building was designed by world's renowned architects to give an experience like no other. It's the only 5 star building in New York City with 5 star hotels inside. Guests are treated to an out-of-the-world experience, richly endowed with taste, luxury and social amenities quite rare in many places. If you have never landed an opportunity to be here, you are not so lucky. We take you…
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