Glade Arch: E78
Calvert Vaux 1824-1895 • England
Width - 29 feet 6 inches:
Height - 10 feet.
Length - 50 feet 7 inches.
Length - 95 feet: Stone rectangular posts topped by a cluster of horizontal rods.
Tooled ashlar set in a diamond pattern
Lined with red brick.
Quatrefoil (Pattern of four lobes and four cusps set in a circle) set into each abutment (support).
At the base of Cedar Hill
, or at the Glade stands the handsome stone structure of the Glade Arch. Originally supporting carriage traffic to Fifth Avenue from Cenral Park, this arch now serves as a wide walkway surrounded by lush green inclines and a variety of trees.
A variety of flowering bulbs and perennials sprinkle the slopes on either side of the pathway under the arch during springtime.