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To The Beat of Their Own Drum
John Rombola (b. 1933 ), a Brooklyn-born artist, has always marched to the beat of his own whimsical rhythm. And fittingly so, when radio station WPaT, which also moved to its own rhythm, commissioned Rombola to provide illustrations for its 1963 advertising campaign “In the Air Everywhere,” to be displayed in subway cars across New...
Harlem Focus | Urban Woodland Restoration: Design & Nature’s Habitat
The habitat of Central Park's North Woods is both complimented and challenged by its surrounding urban environment, and over time public use, storms, and wind have taken their toll. Join Lane Addonizio, Associate Vice President for Planning for the Conservancy, as she discusses the area's history and their plans for restoring and maintaining this unique...
Harlem Focus | Garden Design: The Art of Color, Variety and Form
Join curators and gardeners from the Central Park Conservancy as they discuss how the unique landscape informs the design of the Central Park Conservatory Gardens. About the Harlem Focus series: John Reddick, architectural consultant and Harlem historian, will curate and lead a series of talks featuring designers, architects, and artists whose work engages and affects...
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At Home from Roof to Basement
View from Central Park Yes, I’m starting to feel at home at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, having started work here this week. On the first day Angela Hall, who looks after everyone’s well being here, gave me a complete tour of the place. She introduced me to more than sixty people and showed me...