Central Park Zoo Opening Day, December 2, 1934

Seal Pool in the foreground, Kelly's Cafeteria in the background. The Seal Pool hasn't changed much since then, but the cafeteria was torn down in the 1980s. Photo: Rosenzweig, Roy, and Elizabeth Blackmar, The Park and the People: A History of Central Park, Cornell University Press (1992), p.450.

Central Park Zoo opening day