Designer: Calvert Vaux 1824-1895 • England
Dimensions: Length - 37 feet 3 inches:
Height - 14 feet.
Revetment (surface): Light brown New Brunswick sandstone.
Style: Voussoirs (wedge-shaped stone) support the archway with border detail.
Balustrade (railing): Contains four large posts.
Special Features: Buttresses feature quartrefoil details.
This arch is the passageway between the Central Park Wildlife Center and the Children’s Zoo. The exterior has been blackened by years of exposure, tainting its architectural qualities.
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