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The Central Park Gates: Steel, Vinyl, and Nylon
The Gates in Central Park by Christo and Jeanne-Claude

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Photos © Jackie Craven
The 7,500 Gates by Christo and Jeanne-Claude were constructed with steel supports encased in bright orange vinyl. Shimmering nylon panels were suspended from the top of each gate. Heavy steel footings anchored the gates. No holes were drilled into the ground or the pavement.

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