Paley Park
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Architect Zion and Breen
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Location New York, New York   map
Date 1967   timeline
Building Type urban park
 Construction System concrete, etc.
Climate temperate
Context urban
Style Modern
Notes Very successful small urban park with waterfall.


Exterior Photo

Exterior Photo


Plan Drawing

Section Drawing

Discussion Paley Park Commentary


Client: William S. Paley Foundation

Size: 42 feet by 100 feet.


5 East 53rd Street in New York City, just east of Fifth Avenue

Sources on Paley Park

Felice Frankel and Jory Johnson. Modern Landscape Architecture: Redefining the Garden. New York: Abbeville Publishers, 1991. ISBN 1-55859-023-4. SB470.53.J64 1991. discussion and photos, p191-197. plan drawing, p192.

Lawrence A. Martin, University of Oregon. Slide from photographer's collection, September 1993. PCD.3235.1012.0545.090. PCD.3235.1012.0545.084.

Walter F. Wagner Jr., ed. "In Midtown Manhattan a Small Park Located Where the People Are", Architectural Record. August 1967. Vol 142 Number 9. p117. drawing of plan, p117. drawing of section, p17.

William Whyte, City. photo.

Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.— Available at  Find books about Paley Park


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