The Hidden History of Mr. Bryant’s Park
Join the Conservancy’s staff architectural historian and Manager of Special Projects, Glen Umberger for a special, virtual edition of Explore!NYLandmarks™ Walking Tours. In this talk, we will explore the history of Bryant Park and discover some “hidden-in-plain-sight” secrets of this wonderful scenic landmark.
Pictured: New York, 1855. From the Latting Observatory.
B. F. Smith Jr., artist, and William Wellstood, engraver, New York (New York: Smith, Fern and Company, 1855) New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations, I. N. Phelps Stokes Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs