A Gothic style observation tower designed by Calvert Vaux and built in 1867, and adjacent pathways, within an English Romantic style public park designed in 1856 by Olmsted and Vaux. Application is to replace windows and doors. An additional application is to construct a pathway and walls for barrier free
Following the completion of Central Park, upper Fifth Avenue became New York City’s most desirable address, where prominent families constructed opulent mansions.
While the storied thoroughfares of Central Park West and Fifth Avenue both flank Central Park, their history and character are worlds apart.