Their Land Became Part of Central Park. They’re Coming Back in a Monument.

double black-and-white vintage portrait photos of a man and a woman in 19th century dress

"A new sculpture will honor the Lyons family, black activists and property owners who once lived in Seneca Village, a community destroyed by the creation of the park."

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Julia Jacobs, "Their Land Became Part of Central Park. They’re Coming Back in a Monument." The New York Times, October 20, 2019.

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Zoe Rosenberg, "Central Park Highlights Historic Sites of erstwhile African American Village," Curbed, October 24, 2019. 

Zachary Small, "New York Opens Applications for Two New Monuments Honouring Black History," The Art Newspaper, October 24, 2019.

Maddie Capron and Christina Zdanowicz, "A Black Community Was Displaced to Build Central Park. Now a Monument Will Honor Them,"CNN, October 22, 2019.