Morningside Park  
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Full Address: West 110th - West 123rd, with Manhattan Avenue to the West and Amsterdam Avenue to the East, Manhattan, NY
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Year Built: 1895
Year Designated: 2008
Year Published: 2008
Architect: Frederick Law Olmsted, Calvert Vaux,
Key words: Andrew Haswell Green, Jacob Wrey Mould, Julius Munckwitz, Samuel Bowne Parsons, Jr, Montgomery A. Kellogg, Frederic - Auguste Bartholdi, Karl Bitter and Henry Bacon, Jacob De Key, Public School 36, Columbia University Gymnasium Controversy. Robert Moses, Morningside Heights, Harlem Plain, Muscota meadow, Montagne's Flat, Nieuw Harlem, Battle of Harlem Heights, stone - retaining wall, Bear and Faun (Seligman) Fountain, Carl Schurz Monument, Lafayette and Washington, Department of Public Parks, Catskill Aqueduct Pumping Station Controversy, scenic landmark
Notes: The preliminary plan for the park is dated to 1873 and the revised plan was dated to 1887. During the 20th century, the park underwent considerable threats to its integrity. In 1987, the City's Parks Department conducted many renovations to attempt to return the park to its original design.
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