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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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  • The Bow Bridge is one of those bridges that you've more then likely seen in films or on TV. It's much nicer in person. Easy to access, add it to your list when you visit Central Park.  more »
  • Entered Central Park at Strawberry fields then walked to Bow Bridge. Beautiful spot on a chilly April. There are so many great spots to see the bridge from across the water to up close. Keep an eye ou...  more »

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