Described by residents as its “own small town within the city,” Park Slope is a lively Brooklyn neighborhood, filled with countless historic buildings, top-rated restaurants, and outdoor green spaces. Some key spots to visit today include the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, the Brooklyn Museum, and the Central Library branch of the Brooklyn Public Library system. Keep reading for an inside peek into one of Brooklyn’s most illustrious neighborhoods.
Fabulous architecture made out of materials like books, bottles, Lego, shipping containers, and gingerbread, some at a small scale and others at a livable scale.
At 640 Second Avenue, just steps from Prospect Park West, is Barack Obama's Park Slope brownstone, where he lived in the mid-1980s with a girlfriend.
A look at the history and architecture of the Fort Greene Historic District in Brooklyn, from revolutionary battlefields to masonic temples and brownstones