The Attractions Of Central Park

110th Street Arch: W110

[Constructed 1890]

Architectural Highlights
Dimensions:
Length - 102 feet: Height - 48 feet.
Archway: Height - 16 feet: Width - 21 feet.
Revetment (surface):
Gneiss in rockface ashlar arrangement.
Archway:
Tuscan with voussoirs (wedged shaped blocks forming the arch) creating a shape that is elliptical on top and round at the bottom.

Located just a few feet from the 110th Street entrance off Frederick Douglass Circle at Central Park West stands the massive structure of the 110th Street Arch.
This arch was built to provide n ecessary access to the West Drive in the newly populated northwest quadrant of the Park.
Many tall trees surround this arch along with two nearby stairways that descend down toward the arch’s underpass.


110th Street Arch: W110

110th Street Arch: W110

110th Street Arch: W110

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