House in Park Slope, 1974. Park Slope is considered one of New York City’s most desirable neighborhoods. 2007, “for its architectural and historical features and its diverse map of prospect park brooklyn pdf of residents and businesses, all of which are supported and preserved by its active and involved citizenry.
17th century and farmed the region for more than 200 years. Prospect Park West, known as the Gold Coast, were built in the 1880s and 1890s to take advantage of the beautiful park views. Today, many of these buildings are preserved within the 24-block Park Slope Historic District, one of New York’s largest landmarked neighborhoods. The 1890 census showed Park Slope to be the richest community in the United States. John’s Episcopal Church, on St. 1930 reconstruction of the Vechte-Cortelyou House which was destroyed in 1897.