Good Night and Count Sheep If Ya Can't Sleep

Good Night and Count Sheep If Ya Can't Sleep

The New York Times had a small piece on an exhibit that ran at the old Arsenal on Fifth Avenue and 64th Street entitled “Celebrating Greensward: The Plan for Central Park, 1858-2008.”

But most amusing to me was a photo of an area known as Sheep Meadow in Central Park, which is filled every summer weekend by young people tanning, playing frisbee and having picnics. Apparently, this was not always the case in the 1930s….

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Photo by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Herbert Mitchell Collection
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Allen Murabayashi is the Chairman and co-founder of PhotoShelter.

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