The same architects who designed Central Park in Manhattan, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, have created this ... More
The same architects who designed Central Park in Manhattan, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, have created this beautiful Brooklyn park. Unlike its more famous cousin in Manhattan, Prospect Park is not surrounded by skyscrapers. Many Olmsted fans dub this 526-acre park his crowning achievement. It features horseback riding, ice skating, tennis, paddle boats and a carousel, as well as the Prospect Park Wildlife Center. There is a band shell for concerts, and Prospect Lake is full of ducks, geese, and swans.
The 'Battery' was created in 1693 when the British government that then controlled New York mounted cannons there. It played
a role in the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812 and even the Civil War as draftees were housed ...
The stellar zoo located within the sprawling Central Park , is one of the most recognized wildlife attractions in the
city. Part of a network of four zoos within the city, Central Park Zoo adheres strictly to sustainable and ...
This park has a dog run, space for roller blading, skateboarding and other recreational pursuits, as well as public bathrooms
and a jungle gym. Food is also available in this free WiFi park. Union Square Park is host to ...