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Abraham Lincoln Statue

One of three sculptural renditions of Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865) in New York City’s parks, this larger-than-life bronze by Henry Kirke Brown (1814–1886)… Read More

Boy and Dog Statue

This modest, intimate white marble sculpture depicting a nude boy with a faithful dog, has an uncertain historical provenance. The piece is inscribed 1866, and said to… Read More

Carl Maria Von Weber Statue

This bronze bust of the German composer Carl Maria Friedrich Ernst von Weber (1786-1826) was created by sculptor Chester Beach (1881–1956). Installed in the Concert… Read More

Concert Grove

The original plan of Prospect Park, designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux in 1866, left blank this area of the park, except for the written labels… Read More

Detective Dillon Stewart Playground

This playground is named after Detective Dillon Stewart, a five-year veteran of the New York City Police Department assigned to the 70th Precinct in Brooklyn who was… Read More

Dongan Oak Monument

One of several small monuments in the vicinity of what is known as the “Battle Pass” in Prospect Park, the Dongan Oak Monument commemorates events which took… Read More

Dragon Fountain

This bronze fountain depicting a dragon rising out of a storybook is the centerpiece of Imagination Playground in Prospect Park near the Lincoln Road Entrance. Designed… Read More

Edvard Grieg

This bronze bust of Norwegian composer Edvard Hagerup Grieg (1843–1907) by sculptor Sigvald Asbjornsen (1867-1954) was dedicated in 1914 in the Concert Grove. This… Read More

Harmony Playground

Harmony Playground celebrates the tradition of music and entertainment at the Prospect Park Bandshell. Aymar Embury II (1880-1966) designed the bandshell, located on… Read More

Harry’s Wall

Harry’s Wall honors Harry Murphy (1914-1993), co-founder of the Prospect Park Track Club. Murphy, along with other local running enthusiasts Bob Muller, Jack… Read More

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Directions to Prospect Park

Know Before You Go

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Raccoons in Prospect Park have tested positive for canine distemper virus. Although the virus cannot be transmitted to humans, it may be transmitted to dogs. Keep your pets safe in the park.

Please avoid wildlife and make sure your pets have up-to-date distemper and rabies vaccines. We strongly recommend keeping your pet on a leash, especially during dawn and dusk.

Please call 311 or notify an on-site Parks employee if you see a sick or injured animal.

If you are bitten, wash the wound with soap and water immediately. Call your doctor to see if you need tetanus or rabies shots, and call 311 to report the bite.

The Health Department will continue to monitor this condition.

Anticipated Completion: Fall 2018

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