Park Slope in Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
this building as a
April 17, 1983
Official New York City
Landmark Building within the
Park Slope Historic District
This mansion is now used as a meeting house by the Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture. It is considered one of the finest examples of neo-jacobean style architecture within New York City. It was designed by William B. Tubby, a well known architect at the turn of the century. The building was erected in 1900 for William J. Childs, the originator of Bon Ami Cleaning Powder.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1753.
Location. 40° 40.146′ N, 73° 58.394′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. It is in Park Slope. Marker is on Prospect Park West, on the right when traveling south. Marker is on Prospect Park West, between 1st and 2nd streets, across the street from Prospect Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 53 Prospect Park West, Brooklyn NY 11256, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James T Stranahan (approx. 0.3 miles away); Major General Gouverneur Kemble Warren Defenders of the Union (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Marquis de Lafayette (approx. 0.4 miles away); Line of Defense (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Fitzgerald Kennedy (approx. 0.4 miles away); Historic Marker of Battle Pass (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of the Dongan Oak (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
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