<p>Buildings loom over hundreds of ice skaters crowding a rink in <a href="http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/city-guides/new-york-new-york/">New York</a>’s <a href="http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/city-guides/new-york-photos-2/">Central Park</a>. About 25 million people visit the park every year, one of the city’s few retreats from its skyscraper-lined streets.</p>

Buildings loom over hundreds of ice skaters crowding a rink in New York’s Central Park. About 25 million people visit the park every year, one of the city’s few retreats from its skyscraper-lined streets.

Photograph by Ira Block

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