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Bow Bridge, New York City

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The Bow Bridge is a cast iron bridge located in Central Park, New York City, crossing over The Lake and used as a pedestrian walkway. It is decorated with an interlocking circles banister, with eight planting urns on top of decorative bas-relief panels. Intricate arabesque elements and volutes can be seen underneath the span arch. The bridge was designed by Calvert Vaux and Jacob Wrey Mould, and completed in 1862. Measuring a total of 87 feet (26.5 m), it is the largest bridge in the park.
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  • Bow Bridge is a cool place located in the center of Central Park. On one hand it's only a bridge but on another hand it's iconic place. Romantic scenery, beautiful view on Bethesda Terrace...  more »
  • The bridge commands some amazing views of the lake...it is a cast iron bridge..it is painted light in colour and is generally full of people...it has been a part of many movies...  more »

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