NY1 At 20: 1997 Report Documents Reopening Of Great Lawn
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For two years Central Park's Great Lawn was off limits as crews worked to restore the blanket of grass that had in more recent years become a patchwork of dust and dirt. On October 10, 1997, the lawn reopened. As we take a look back at 20 years of NY1, the station revisits Rebecca Spitz's report on New Yorkers' return to the Great Lawn.