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Lindower Park

Strickland Ave. between Mill Ave. and E. 60 Pl.

Brooklyn

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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

This park honors Alex Lindower (d. 1965) a community activist in the Mill Basin section of Brooklyn. An attorney by profession, Lindower spent much of his time working to make the area a more desirable and livable neighborhood. His efforts are still visible today.

He convinced the City Council to fund stop lights and traffic signals which made the neighborhood’s circular streets safer to cross. He successfully lobbied against the construction of a Sanitation Disposal Unit. Lindower also organized many community groups in the area including the Geritson Beach Veterans Association. He was a member of the Grand Street Boys Association, the Brighton Beach Chamber of Commerce, and the Knights of Pythias. Lindower participated in charity work with the Chronic Disease Hospital and the Beth Jacobs Girls Yeshiva and served as the Executive First Vice-President of the Flatbush Parks Civic Association.

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Lindower Park Weather

  • Tue
    Scattered Sprinkles
    73°F
  • Wed
    Scattered Showers
    69°F
  • Thu
    Partly Sunny
    72°F
  • Fri
    Partly Sunny
    70°F

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