Projects

10.26.2017
Bench Restoration more >
10.26.2017
Celebration of Victory Park Revitalization more >
10.26.2017
Cherokee Park: Bonnycastle Hill Restoration Project more >
08.08.2017
Hard Work Paid Off in Elliott Park more >
06.16.2017
Central Park Restrooms are Updated! more >

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Frederick Law Olmsted noted that parks were beneficial for “the healthfully soothing and refreshing effect which experience proves is exercised upon people escaping from the splendor and bustle, the confinement disturbance of towns, into the midst of spacious natural scenery.”

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CENTRAL PARK PERGOLA RESTORATION

January 28, 2016

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The restoration of the 112-year-old Pergola in Central Park is nearing completion. The 105-foot-long and 12-foot wide walkway leading to a gazeebo has been the centerpiece of Central Park since its construction in 1904. Metro parks and Recreation replaced multiple wooden beams that were deteriorating, fixed cracks in the concrete columns and installed stainless steel plates to strengthen the structure.

 

Gazebo in Central Park pergola