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Christo's 'Gates' Finally Open

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Christo's 'Gates' Finally Open

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Christo's 'Gates' Finally Open

Christo's 'Gates' Finally Open

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'The Gates' project curves along most of Central Park's 23-mile footpath. Robert Smith, NPR hide caption

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The day has finally come. Artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude have unwrapped saffron fabric and draped more than 7,500 gates erected in New York's Central Park. New Yorkers are generally delighted.