Carroll Gardens

Photos by Paul Frangipane

Many homes in Carroll Gardens boast large lawn space facing the street with lavish gardens.

Carroll Park is a popular meeting place for neighborhood residents and children.

In the center of Carroll Park is the War Memorial that honors men who lost their lives in military service during World War I. It was dedicated in 1921.

Smith Street is Carroll Gardens’ busy commercial street that’s filled with shops and restaurants.

An antique shop is set up on the sidewalk of Court Street.

Carroll Gardens is filled with middle and upper-class families.

As the neighborhood changes, modern restaurants pop up on Court Street.

The Gowanus Expressway seen in the distance from Court Street.

The elevated F and G trains head underground in Carroll Gardens.

St. Mary’s Star of the Sea Church on Court Street was where Al Capone was married in 1918.

Carroll Gardens’ residential blocks are decorated with colorful trees and brownstones.

The sun breaks through tree leaves to paint the façade of an apartment building.

Children run down the sidewalk on a fall day.

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