Absolute Location: 40 N 74W
Relative Location: Central Park west, Fifth Avenue, Madison Avenue
Distance From My Home: 929 Miles, 807 Nautical Miles
My Place is Famous for: World's most famous Park, America's 1st planned Public Space-A National Landmark.
Description: 843 acres of Park in Middle of a City. It is entiely man made It includes restaurants, a zoo, recreational programs, sports, and opportunities educational programming.
Three Interesting Facts:
Many statues in the Park were donated by New York Citizens.
There were over 20 movies filmed there such as Big Daddy, Stuart Little, Stuart Little 2, Three Men and A Baby, etc.
The two designers of Cental Park were Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux.
- "Central Park" The World book Encyclopedia, Chidcraft International, Inc.,1980
- Mapquest, October 11, 2002 http://www.mapquest.com/
- "Central Park 2000" Pics4Learning. May 2000. http://pics.tech4learning.com.
Created by: Cody R.
Date Created: October 16, 2002
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