Bid for Central Park Band Shell

“An unidentified New York group has offered a new Manhattan home for the Central Park band shell, Parks Commissioner Betsy F. Gotbaum said yesterday, joining a roster of would-be rescuers for what was once known as the Temple of Music.”

— David W. Dunlap, The New York Times
June 10, 1992
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For Central Park Band Shell, a 90-Day Reprieve

“In its 6-to-2 vote, the commission modified the preliminary approval it gave last month to an application from the Parks and Recreation Department, which is seeking to raze the band shell. The Art Commission has the final say on works of art and architecture on city-owned property.”

— David W. Dunlap, The New York Times
February 11, 1992
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