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Prospect Park Art & Architecture Tour

28 April - 24 November
Organized by: Turnstile Tours
Venue: Grand Army Plaza, Tours begin on the front steps of the Brooklyn Public Library Central Library, located at 10 Grand Army Plaza
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn
11238

Starting point: Brooklyn Public Library, Grand Army Plaza

End point: Children’s Corner

 

Highlights include:

This tour will explore the woodlands, meadows, and waterways of the park and will feature many of the park’s historic archways, the restoration of the 1912 carousel in Prospect Park, and Lakeside Brooklyn, the Prospect Park Alliance’s largest construction project.

 

Discover hidden treasures, natural wonders and little-known tales  on these interactive guided tours of Prospect Park in the heart of Brooklyn, presented in partnership with Prospect Park Alliance. While taking in the beauty of this iconic park’s woodlands, waterways, wildlife, and landmarks, explore the fascinating layers of natural and human history, from the flora and geology, to the architectural eras visible in the built environment, to the past and present of recreation and play. Explore how use of the park has changed over time, from the original vision of designers Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, to projects underway today that support environmental conservation, historic preservation, and recreational and cultural access for Brooklynites and visitors from around the world.

 

Prospect Park Tours are offered every Sunday at 10:30am.