Prospect-Lefferts Gardens is a neighborhood inBrooklyn , NY,
bordered by Empire Boulevard on the north,
Clarkson Avenue on the south,
Ocean Avenue and Prospect Park on the west
and New York Avenue on the east.
Its name comes from a few of its attractions –
Prospect Park , the Lefferts family homestead, and the
nearby Botanical Gardens.
Prospect Lefferts-Gardens is rich with resources.
Prospect Park and the main branch of the Brooklyn Public Library at Grand Army Plaza
are close by, as well as
Kings County Hospital,
SUNY Downstate Medical Center and P.S. 92.
Only thirty-five minutes from Manhattan, the neighborhood’s subways are
the Q Train at Prospect Park and the 2 and 5 Trains at Sterling and Winthrop Street.
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