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Central Park
New York, NY
Park:Central Park
Description:Stein & Goldstein
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:2020
Year Built:1908
Type:4 rows, Park, All Wood composition
Figures:52 Jumping Horses, 5 Standing Horses, 2 chariots
Music:Band Organ: Ruth & Sohn model 33 - converted to Wurlitzer 150 rolls/MIDI
Notes: Received the NCA Historic Carousel Award - 2014
Comments:Ongoing restoration of the figures. This is the 4th carousel on site with the first one in 1871. Dedicated July 2, 1952. Building gifted by Michael Friedsam (C. B. Altman's)
History:Coney Island & Brooklyn Railroad Terminal, Brooklyn, NY, 1908 to 1950
Central Park, New York City, NY, 1951 to present
Directions/Hours:Enter park at 59th St. & 6th Ave. Carousel is approximately 5 blocks on left of the street. Open daily Mon Fri weather permitting during the winter. Weekend year round. Hours vary.
Mailing Address:349 West 37th St., New York, NY, 10018
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