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Stroll with us through the Prospect Park South Historic District. Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

Five fab spots to see in landmarked Prospect Park South

March 20 | Lore Croghan

Viva Las Victorians. Did you know America’s largest concentration of Victorian houses can be found in Flatbush? They’re in a cluster of mini-neighborhoods, one of which is Prospect Park South. What a picturesque place. Right before the turn of the 20th century, Dean Alvord bought 50 acres of land from the Dutch Reformed Church and […]

Welcome to the Prospect Park South Historic District, where houses sell for solid sums. Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

Check out Prospect Park South’s home prices

March 20 | Lore Croghan

I don’t have much money, but boy if I did I’d buy a big house where we both could live. — Elton John Dean Alvord would be so pleased. Victorian houses in the neighborhood he developed a century ago are worth a bundle. Alvord was the creator of Prospect Park South. On landmarked blocks in […]

Red Hook industrialist and horse enthusiast John Quadrozzi, Jr. stands in front of the newly enclosed Q equine area in Prospect Park. The refurbished Q is just one of the many improvements Quadrozzi has planned to restore horsemanship to the park. Eagle photo by Mary Frost

Equestrian glory returns to Prospect Park, one step at a time

February 13 | By Mary Frost Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Prospect Park was designed for people — and horses. The park’s grounds, which included carriage drives and bridle paths, were the site of horse shows and parades. In the early 1900s, hundreds of horses were stabled there. Today, the park’s equestrian facilities are one step closer to their former grandeur, thanks to Brooklyn industrialist and […]