Prospect Park


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Prospect Park

Address:95 Prospect Park West
Brooklyn, NY 11215

Phone:718-965-8951
Web: www.prospectpark.org
Size: 585 acres.
Location:Parkside and Ocean Avenues.
Facilities:Outdoor sports facilities, trails (for biking, running, and horseback riding), Audubon Center, Prospect Park Zoo, 90-acre Long Meadow, Wollman Rink, and a 1912 carousel.
Activities:Ice skating, pedal boating, tennis, hiking, bird-watching, roller blading, bicycling, fishing, horseback riding, baseball, football, roadracing, soccer, volleyball.
Special Features:Designed by famed landscape architects Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux. Attractions include the Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn's only zoo, and outdoor concerts.

See other parks in New York.
References in classic literature ?
He saw the battle from the ground, from Prospect Park and from Goat Island, whither he fled.
The Zeppelin then came about, circled down and grounded in Prospect Park, in order to land the wounded and take aboard explosives; for she had come to Labrador with her magazines empty, it being uncertain what weight she might need to carry.
They were loaded with hose, and were passing to the trainful of workers who were converting Prospect Park into an airship dock.
They had grounded in the open near Prospect Park and approached the houses towards the power-works before they were disillusioned by a sudden fire.
The Family Bike Ride is sponsored by the Mount Prospect Special Events Commission, Mount Prospect Fire Department, Mount Prospect Police Department, Mount Prospect CERT Community Emergency Response Team and the Mount Prospect Park District.
Permits have been filed for a long-awaited new Prospect Park apartment building.
Oppidan's 283-unit Pillars of Prospect Park senior living project at 22 Malcolm Ave.
PROSPECT Park in Swansea has seen a raft of lettings in the last few months resulting in the park now being 80% let or sold.
The move comes months after Prospect Park, a public park in New York City borough of Brooklyn, went car free from Jan 1.
The outnumbered Americans on the Brooklyn side were concentrated on the south slope of the Guan Heights, that gently rose from Brooklyn Heights towards the northern entrance of what is now Prospect Park. The palisade levels out into the modern neighborhood of Prospect Heights.
This year the Shrewsbury Historical Society Restoration and Preservation Award was presented to the Friends of Prospect Park. This group is a not-for-profit organization composed of citizens interested in establishing and maintaining a passive recreation and garden area in Prospect Park, located on the site of the former Whittall Mansion.