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Bethesda Fountain

Frederick Law OlmstedCalvert Vaux
Overview of Bethesda Fountain and Terrace, located in the center of the park at 72nd Street. In their 1858 Greensward Plan, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux called the architectural heart of the Park "The Water Terrace," for its placement beside the Lake and the grand fountain in the...