Centrall Park, NY
Central Park is an urban park in the heart of Manhattan in New York. Approximately 25 million visitors per year arrive in the Sentral Park, making it the most visited city park in the United States. The construction began in 1859 and ended in 1873. Eighty-five percent of the park's operational budget comes from private sources through the "Central Park Conservancy", which manages the park on the basis of a contract with the New York City Park and Recreation Department. The park's surface is 3.4 km2. The central park is 4 km between 59 streets and 110 streets, and is 0.8 km wide between Fifth Avenue and West Central Park. By size it is similar to Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, Lincoln Park in Chicago, Stanley Park in Vancouver and Englisch Gardens in Munich, but is three times smaller than Richmond Park in London. The park is fully decorated, although most of it is natural. It contains several natural lakes and ponds, wide walking trails, a riding path, two ice rinks (one of which is a swimming pool in July and August), a zoo, a glass garden, an animal reserve, a large area with trees ... 10 km inside The central park is used for jogging, biking, skateboards, skates, especially on weekends and evenings after 7:00 pm, when car traffic is prohibited. The real value of Sentral Park's assets was estimated by Miller Samuel and amounted to $ 528,783,552,000 in December 2005.