The Complete Illustrated Guidebook to Prospect Park and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden

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Sterling Publishing Company, 2001 - Gardening - 159 pages
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Conveniently sized to fit in a pocket or bag, this reference includes more than 100 places to visit in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park and nearby Botanic Garden. Eleven walking tours cover numerous sites in the Park, including the Zoo and the famed Cherry Walk. Beautiful full-color illustrations and photographs identify various birds and flowers; 20 pages of maps help you navigate and find restrooms and public services.
 

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Contents

PROSPECT PARK
6
Maps of the Park
18
Tour of Grand Army Plaza
32
Statues of Warren and Slocum
38
Tennis House
44
Litchfield Villa
50
Rustic Shelter
56
The Battle of Brooklyn
62
Music in the Park
74
Wellhouse
80
Prospect Park Zoo
87
Wildlife in the Park
94
Enjoying the Garden
102
Garden Entrances
108
Cherry Walk Esplanade
119
Shakespeare Garden
125

Lullwater Bridge
68

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About the author (2001)

Neil deMause is a Brooklyn-based journalist who writes regularly for the "Village Voice," "Extra!," and "Baseball Prospectus" and runs the stadium-watch Web site fieldofschemes.com. Joanna Cagan is a teacher and writer in New York City. She has written for numerous publications, including the "Village Voice," the "New York Times Magazine," and "Interview.

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