Fort Greene Park

Address: Dekalb Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

Latitude: 40.6911490

Longitude: -73.9752170

Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time

Categories: Attraction

Tags: Tourist-free, Family


The "neighborhood green" of one of the city's most diverse communities, Fort Greene Park is a hilly, placid refuge for wealthy brownstoners and public housing residents alike. The tower at the park's highest point honors the Revolutionary war soldiers who died during imprisonment on ships in nearby Wallabout Bay. The eagles that once adorned its base are now at Parks Department headquarters. Come Saturday morning, the park's eastern margin (Washington Place) turns into a thriving farmers' market, part of the city's thriving "GreenMarket" initiatives. Johnson quarete members are seared

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