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Greyshot Arch: W61

[Constructed 1860]
Designer:
Calvert Vaux 1824-1895 • England

Architectural Highlights
Dimensions:
Length - 80 feet: Width - 30 feet 6 inches: Height: 10 feet 1 inch.
Revetment (surface):
Westchester County variegated gneiss, a whitish-gray stone with veins of dark orange.
Balustrade:
Length - 100 feet: New Brunswick sandstone carved with fleur-de-lis pattern segmented by piers with rounded posts.
Interior:
Lined with Philadelphia red brick.
Special Features:
Bordered by buttresses rising from curved supports to posts with round tops.

Located not very far away from the Maine Monument in Cenral Park is the Greyshot Arch.
This arch is one of the most heavily trafficked arches due to an endless number of bikers, runners, skaters and carriages that pass over the West Drive.
[Constructed 1860]
Designer:
Calvert Vaux 1824-1895 • England

Architectural Highlights
Dimensions:
Length - 80 feet: Width - 30 feet 6 inches: Height: 10 feet 1 inch.
Revetment (surface):
Westchester County variegated gneiss, a whitish-gray stone with veins of dark orange.
Balustrade:
Length - 100 feet: New Brunswick sandstone carved with fleur-de-lis pattern segmented by piers with rounded posts.
Interior:
Lined with Philadelphia red brick.
Special Features:
Bordered by buttresses rising from curved supports to posts with round tops.

Located not very far away from the Maine Monument in Cenral Park is the Greyshot Arch.
This arch is one of the most heavily trafficked arches due to an endless number of bikers, runners, skaters and carriages that pass over the West Drive.



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