The Real Deal New York

Neighborhood Dive: A well-kept Brooklyn secret is out

New projects, residents flow into Prospect-Lefferts Gardens

May 26, 2015 04:20PM
By Kerry Murtha

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens

From the May issue: Tucked away on the east side of Prospect Park, a short walk from the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Prospect-Lefferts Gardens has long been one of Brooklyn’s best-kept secrets. The largely residential enclave bordered by Empire Boulevard to the north, Clarkson Avenue to the south, New York Avenue to the east and the park to the west, encompasses a historic district of 800 homes, including single-family Tudors, limestone townhouses and shingled Victorians. [more]