Designer: Calvert Vaux 1824-1895 • England
Architectural Highlights Dimensions: Length -13 feet 7 inches:
Height - 12 feet. Passageway: Length - 34 feet. Railing: 100 feet. Revetment (surface): Pink granite surrounding
a gray granite oval that borders the half-oval
opening of the archway. Archway: Tuscan with voussoirs that form an
elliptical shape on top and a round shape at the
bottom. Surface Embellishments: A segmented sweeping
arc that finishes the elaborate granite design.
Somewhat hidden and rarely used, the Inscope
Arch is a beautiful structure to admire and a
main highlight of the arches of Central Park.
on a short obscure path east of the Pond, the
underpass of this ornamental arch is generally
dark and usually flooded after a heavy rain.
Once you’ve walked through the underpass you
will notice a short flight of stairs on the east side
that connects pedestrians to Wien Walk with theWildlife Center in view.