Highlights of Central Park with Mario Medici

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See Central Park through the lens of a camera along with commentary describing each photo. Since the mid-nineteenth century, Central Park with its 843 acres has been referred to as “The Jewel of New York City" and has many wonderful sights and experiences. Each year, 40 million people visit Central Park and are treated to a number of wonderful sights. Whether it’s the 80 sculptures that dot the landscape, or the 33 bridges and arches (some dating back to 1863), or the acres of waterbodies, lawns and woodlands, you will be treated to a wonderful viewing and informational experience. This lecture will cover some of the park’s history and many of its sights and attractions.

Mario Medici, a retired Information Technology executive who has traveled the world, is New York City born and raised. He completed his undergraduate degree at Bernard Baruch College (CUNY) and his graduate degree at Long Island University. He is a licensed New York City tour guide (License #2032026-DCA), a passionate history enthusiast, and nurtures his curiosity about all things. In his presentations, he takes on New York City’s interesting history as well as other subject matter. Through a combination of diligent research, computer skills and love for amateur photography, Mario presents the story combining video and music, as well as elements of art, architecture and notable individuals, making each lecture interesting and fast-moving.

This virtual program will not be recorded. 

You will receive a Zoom link approximately 1 hour before the presentation begins.