70 Years of Sheep Meadow, the Humble Beginning of Central Park
February 4, 2018
Business Insider features a great article about the time before the Central Park we all know and love.
The entire 70-year history of Sheep Meadow is profiled in the article below:
Dubbed Sheep Meadow, the reserve hosted around 200 pedigree Southdown sheep for 70 years. Visitors would watch the flock of sheep while they grazed. The idea was to help Sheep Meadow further the mission of Central Park, envisioned by its architects as a refuge from the stresses of urban living.