Prospect Heights

Photos by Paul Frangipane

Grand Army Plaza holds one of Brooklyn’s largest sculptures, the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Memorial Arch that honors soldiers of the Civil War.

The plaza hosts the northern entrance to Prospect Park.

The Brooklyn Museum of Art on Eastern Parkway was completed in 1906 and now stands as a New York City historic landmark.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden with an entrance off Eastern Parkway is acclaimed internationally for its annul cherry blossom tree festival.

The Brooklyn Public Library stands tall off Grand Army Plaza.

Towering apartment buildings stand above Eastern Parkway.

Prospect Heights has been the location of rapid gentrification with numerous new restaurants opening and apartment buildings popping up throughout the neighborhood.

Public School 9 stands as a city landmark. Its construction was completed in 1868.

The skyscrapers of Fort Greene and Downtown Brooklyn are seen in the distance from Prospect Heights, with luxury apartment stretching into the neighborhood as well.

The Barclays Center arena was opened in 2012 as part of the Atlantic Yards, or Pacific Park, development project.

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