Tag Archives: Prospect Park

Photo of the Week: Prospect Park

The photo of the week depicts lawn tennis on the Long Meadow in Prospect Park, around 1915. To celebrate the park’s 150th anniversary, Brooklyn Historical Society has partnered with Prospect Park Alliance to present a new exhibition titled The Means … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Prospect Park Sea Lions

Have you visited the sea lions at the Prospect Park Zoo? The photo of the week depicts the Sea Lion Pool on October 15, 1987. The zoo is located on the east side of Prospect Park, along Flatbush Avenue. The … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Pining for Warm Weather

In the last Photo of the Week blog post, one of my colleagues wished for a “healthy, normal dumping of snow,” and she certainly got her wish! I visited Prospect Park last Friday afternoon and watched people sledding and enjoying … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Maypole Dancing on Long Meadow

Despite the dreary weather yesterday, it is finally May!  I encourage all to remember the past weekend with the dazzling sunshine.  We too will be able to leap happily around Prospect Park day after endless summer day very soon just … Continue reading

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Map of the Month – January 2013

This month’s featured map shows a plan for the Parade Ground, laid out just south of Prospect Park.   Parade grounds served a significant purpose in the 19th century by providing large expanses of land where the military could conduct … Continue reading

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