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.
Edwin C. Litchfield, a well-known Brooklynite, revolutionized the Gowanus Canal. Litchfield left behind another landmark: Litchfield Villa.