Central Park is the largest of
parks. It contains several lakes, open-air theater, ZOO and skating-rink.
Its landscapes were created from barren swampland in the end of 1850’s. It took over $14 million to build the Park.
was bought from Russia approximately at the same time for half of this amount.
In Central Park you can find a monument founded in 1939 by Polish-Americans and dedicated to Polish King Ladislaus II Jagiello.
The inscription: "King of Poland, Grand Duke of Lithuania.
Founder of free union of the peoples of east and central Europe.
Victor over the Teutonic aggressors at Grunwald July 15, 1410."