Pine Bank Arch in Central Park, NY Designed by Calvert Vaux and drawn by Jacob Wrey Mould, Pinebank Arch is an outstanding example of the bridges and arches of New York's Central Park. Vaux, a professionally trained British architect, came to the United States in the early 1850s. He worked with Andrew Jackson Downing until the death of the latter in 1852, and then joined with Frederick Law Olmsted to enter the competition for design of Central Park. Mould was also an English immigrant. He initially served as Vaux' chief draftsperson and later became the sole designer of some of the park's cast-iron structures. ...
October 2nd, 2013
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