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A circle of greenery in Windsor Terrace
A circle of greenery in Windsor Terrace

Windsor Terrace is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. It is bounded by Prospect Park to the east and Green-Wood Cemetery to the west. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1024x768, 314 KB) Summary A circle of greenery in Windsor Terrace looks very romantic, in the middle of spring Licensing I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1024x768, 314 KB) Summary A circle of greenery in Windsor Terrace looks very romantic, in the middle of spring Licensing I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms... Nickname: Big Apple, Gotham, NYC Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island Settled 1613  - Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area    - City 1,214. ... The Five Boroughs of New York City: 1: Manhattan 2: Brooklyn 3: Queens 4: Bronx 5: Staten Island In New York City, a borough is a unique form of government used to administer the five constituent counties that make up the city; it differs significantly from other borough forms of... Brooklyn (named for the Dutch city Breukelen) is one of the five boroughs of New York City. ... Prospect Park is a 585[1] acre (2. ... The Chapel at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn NY Green-Wood Cemetery was founded in 1838 as a rural cemetery in Brooklyn, New York, it was granted National Historic Landmark status in 2006 by the U.S. Department of the Interior. ...


The subway arrived in 1933 with the building of the IND South Brooklyn Line, including the 15th Street-Prospect Park station. The IND Culver Line is a rapid transit line of the IND Division of the New York City Subway, extending from the Rutgers Street Tunnel under the East River to the BMT Culver Line at Ditmas Avenue (which continues to Coney Island). ... 15th Street-Prospect Park is a local station on the IND Culver Line, The mezzanine is full length and has a minimum of two former booths, one for the two exits to Prospect Park West and another near the 16th Street staircase. ...


Largely residential, Windsor Terrace is home to mainly Irish and Italian-American families, many having settled in its brick rowhouses and small woodframe homes when the neighborhood was first developed at the turn of the century. Over time, Windsor Terrace has become increasingly diverse including large numbers of Latino and Hispanic people, in addition to a recent influx of yuppies as a result of gentrification. Logo of Sons of Italy, which is the largest Italian American fraternal organization in the United States. ... This article deals with the use of the term Latino. ... The Hispanic world. ... Yuppie is short for Young Urban Professional. It is used to describe a demographic profile: people, usually between their late twenties and early thirties, generally with graduate degrees. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ...


The Prospect Expressway runs through the middle of the neighborhood, effectively separating it into two halves. Some streets such as Seeley Street, 11th Avenue/Terrace Place, and Prospect Park West have bridges over the highway. The Prospect Expressway is a short sunken highway that runs through Park Slope and Windsor Terrace between the Gowanus Expressway and the beginning of Ocean Parkway in Brooklyn, New York. ...

on one of streets in Windsor Terrace.
on one of streets in Windsor Terrace.

Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1024x768, 346 KB) Summary On one of streets in WIndsor Terrace Licensing I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1024x768, 346 KB) Summary On one of streets in WIndsor Terrace Licensing I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ...

In film

The majority of the 1975 Al Pacino film Dog Day Afternoon was filmed on Prospect Park West between 17th Street and 18th Street in Windsor Terrace. The sister movies Smoke and 1995 Blue In The Face were filmed at the Western Union at 16th Street and Prospect Park West, and As Good As It Gets shows houses in the neighborhood and Farrell's Bar (also the film Polack with Ed Harris), an old and famous institution, also at 16th Street & Prospect Park West. The Darren Aronofsky movie π has several subway shots in the 15th Street-Prospect Park station. The opening scene in the Geena Davis movie, "Angie," was also shot in Windsor Terrace, on Fuller Place. 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... Dog Day Afternoon is a 1975 film directed by Sidney Lumet and written by Frank Pierson. ... Smoke is an American independent film released in 1995. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... As Good as It Gets is a 1997 film which tells the story of an obsessive-compulsive, cantankerous, racist, homophobic writer named Melvin Udall (Jack Nicholson) who, because of his anxiety disorder, lives in a world that has shrunk to about the size of his apartment and the books he... The following is a list of ethnic slurs, also known as ethnophaulisms, that are, or have been, used to refer to members of a given ethnicity (or, in some cases, nationality, region, or religion) in a derogatory or pejorative manner. ... Ed Harris as Richard Brown in The Hours Edward Allen Ed Harris (born November 28, 1950) is a four-time Academy Award-nominated American actor, director and producer. ... Darren Aronofsky (born February 12, 1969 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American film director, screenwriter and film producer. ... Lower-case pi The mathematical constant Ï€ is a real number which may be defined as the ratio of a circles circumference (Greek περιφέρεια, periphery) to its diameter in Euclidean geometry, and which is in common use in mathematics, physics, and engineering. ... 15th Street-Prospect Park is a local station on the IND Culver Line, The mezzanine is full length and has a minimum of two former booths, one for the two exits to Prospect Park West and another near the 16th Street staircase. ...


External links

  • Windsor Terrace at NYWiki
  • Brooklyn Road Runners Club: Running resources in and around Prospect Park, training for fun, races and the marathon
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Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (354 words)
Windsor Terrace is a neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York, USA.
Largely residential, Windsor Terrace is home to mainly Irish and Italian-American families, many having settled in its brick rowhouses and small woodframe homes when the neighborhood was first developed at the turn of the century.
Over time, Windsor Terrace has become increasingly diverse including large numbers of Latino and Hispanic people, in addition to a recent influx of young professional families as a result of gentrification.
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