The Attractions Of Central Park

Denesmouth Arch: E65

[Constructed 1859-1860]
Designer: Calvert Vaux 1824-1895 • England

Architectural Highlights

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 Wildlife Center and the Children’s Zoo. The exterior has been blackened by years of exposure, tainting its architectural qualities.

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