Prospect Park

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The Forests of New York City - Prospect Park

Brooklyn is the least-forested borough in New York City. The bulk of the existing forest, totaling about 100 acres, lies within Prospect Park. When Frederick Law Olmsted… Read More

Thomas Moore Statue

This bronze bust of the Irish poet Thomas Moore (1779–1852) was created by the American sculptor John G. Draddy (1833–1904). Draddy was born in Cincinnati,… Read More

Topiary: A Twenty-Year Project

Visitors to the Prospect Park Wildlife Center are greeted at its southern entrance by several larger-than-life topiary sculptures of various animals. Artist Mags Harries… Read More

Washington Irving Statue

This bronze bust of New York author, essayist, historian, and foreign diplomat Washington Irving (1783–1859) was created by sculptor James Wilson Alexander MacDonald… Read More

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Statue

This bronze bust of Austrian Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791) was created by the German-American sculptor Augustus Max Johannes Mueller. Dedicated in… Read More

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