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.
Location. 40° 40.146′ N, 73° 58.394′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is on Prospect Park West, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is on Prospect Park West, between 1st and 2nd streets, across the street from Prospect Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 53 Prospect Park West, Brooklyn NY 11256, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 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); Historic Marker of Battle Pass (approx. 0.4 miles Site of the Dongan Oak (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Battle of Brooklyn (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Old Stone House (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Old Stone House (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
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