New York Parks Heritage Areas System
- Joint-venture garden for Battery Park City. P.D.S. // Architectural Record;Aug1991, Vol. 179 Issue 8, p25
Reports that Cooper, Robertson & Partners is teaming with visual artist Jennifer Bartlett and landscape architects Quennell Rothschild to create the South Garden at New York's Battery Park City.
- A falls for remembering. Newman, J.L. // Focus;Winter89, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p21
Describes the views at Taughannock Falls State Park in New York. Height of the falls, considered the highest east of the Rockies; Surrounding gorges; Seasonal changes at the falls.
- Adirondack high. Mitchell, John G.; Stenzel, Maria // National Geographic;Jun98, Vol. 193 Issue 6, p118
Highlights the Adirondack Mountains in New York State. Details about Adirondack Park; Peaks in the area; The number of summits above 4,000 feet; The author's experience in hiking in the area; Aesthetic pleasures of the High Peaks and other Adirondack wilderness; The conflict of private...
- The Great Lakes Garden & Visitor Center. Mazzarella, Patricia // Conservationist;Jun93, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p36
Discusses an unusual garden, a living map of the Great Lakes, miniaturized lakes designed to scale, with lawn instead of water filling the lake beds, at the Niagara Reservation State Park. Nation's first state park; Great Lakes Garden and Visitor Center; Four upper lakes, Superior, Michigan,...
- "Subverting the context": Public space and public design. Glazer, Nathan // Public Interest;Fall92, Issue 109, p3
Discusses land on the island of Manhattan which will provide an opportunity for a park on the Hudson River. Involvement of Donald Trump and community groups; Historical background on the building of parks and parkways; Frederick Law Olmsted; Calvert Vaux; `The Granite Garden,' by Anne Whiston...
- A Park for All Seasons. Fiori, Pamela // Town & Country;Dec2003, Vol. 157 Issue 5283, p45
Presents information on the 150th Anniversary celebration of the Central Park in New York.
- New York's Five Ponds. Stover, Mark // Backpacker;Oct93, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p81
Features New York State's Adirondack Park. Five Ponds Wilderness Area; Site of glacial legacies; Landscapes; High Falls waterfall in Oswegatchie River; Land of the eskers; Esker-top trail; Location; Route; Management; Maps.
- Afloat on the food. Jerome, John // Audubon;May/June97, Vol. 99 Issue 3, p36
Describes Raquette River, a canoeing route in Adirondack Park, New York. Paddling from Raquette to Cold River tributary and Calkins Creek campsite; Author's descriptions of travel to the campsite and back to Raquette.
- Green acres. Vanamee, Norman; Dubner, Stephen J. // New York;6/7/93, Vol. 26 Issue 23, p26
Reports on plans for the Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park, wedged between the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges on Brooklyn's waterfront. Purchased by New York state; Comment from Elizabeth Goldstein, state-park regional director; Proposal written in the fall of 1990 by the State Urban Development...
- THE HUDSON VALLEY'S BEAR MOUNTAIN. Simpson, Jeffrey // Architectural Digest;Aug2001, Vol. 58 Issue 8, p40
Focuses on the renovation of the Bear Mountain Inn at Bear Mountain State Park in New York. Historical significance of the Hudson River valley where the Bear Mountain Park is located; Description of the park; Estimated cost of the renovation.