Park Slope is characterized by its historic buildings, top-rated restarants, bars, and shops, as well as close access to Prospect Park, the highlight of the neighborhood. In December 2006 Natural Home magazine named Park Slope one of America’s 10 best neighborhoods based on criteria inclduing parks, green spaces and neighborhood gatherin spaces; farmer’s markets and community gardens; public transportation and locally-owned businesses; and environment and social policy.
In The News: Living in Park Slope. The Boundaries: Runs from Flatbush Avenue in the north to Prospect Avenue in the south and Prospect Park West in the east to 4th Avenue in the west. The Commute: The area is served by the F, 2, 3, 4, 5, N, M, R, D, B and Q subway lines. Click on the “Directions” link in the menu on the left for exact walking/subway directions and commuting time.