Fodor's Expert Review Park Slope Historic District

Park Slope and Prospect Park Historic District/Site
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Stretching over 33 beautiful residential blocks, Park Slope's historic district, the largest in Brooklyn, is mostly between St. John’s Place and 15th Street, and between 7th Avenue and Prospect Park West. Prospect Park West, Carroll Street, and Montgomery Place have some of the neighborhood's most elegant homes, representing the area's architectural styles: Queen Anne, Romanesque Revival, Italianate, French Second Empire, Neo-Grec. Notable buildings that stand out from the row houses are the Montauk Club (built in 1899), at the corner of 8th Avenue and Lincoln Place, designed by Francis Kimball to resemble a famous Gothic palace in Venice; and the three 19th-century churches on the corners of 7th Avenue and St. John's Place. Take an hour or so and stroll around. The Park Slope House Tour (see Best Brooklyn Events in Chapter 1), held every May, is a chance to see inside some of the gorgeous homes in the area.
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