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41st Annual Prospect Lefferts Gardens House & Garden Tour

Free Standing Victorian Home 2011 PLG House TourDate/Time: Sunday, June 5, 2011—Noon to 5 PM
Tickets: $20 in advance/$25 on Tour Day
Sponsor:
The Lefferts Manor Association

Photo by Dan Schickler

Here is a sampling of what you’ll experience…

  • EIGHT turn-of-the 20th-century residences and the chance to view PRIVATE GARDENS
  • Ingenious ways to connect indoor and outdoor living and let the natural light in
  • Opportunities to visit with designers, contractors and homeowners and gather novel ideas and resources
  • Complimentary refreshments
  • Discounts by local merchants
  • Complimentary wine tasting

Note: Children under 12 years of age and photographs are not permitted inside tour houses. Infants in front packs only, will be allowed inside the houses.
For more information: 718-284-6210 or 718-462-0024

Ticket information is below:

ADVANCE TICKET SALES LOCATIONS until close of business Saturday, June 4

Prospect Lefferts Gardens

K-DOG & DUNEBUGGY
Gabrielle Lowe
43 Lincoln Road
(between Flatbush and Ocean Avenues)

Park Slope

AGUAYO & HUEBENER REALTY GROUP
Roslyn B. Huebener
138 Seventh Avenue
(between Carroll and Garfield)

BROWN HARRIS STEVENS-Brooklyn
Bette Cunningham
100 Seventh Avenue
(at Union Street)

STERLING PLACE
Robert Wilson
352 Seventh Avenue
(at Tenth Street)

Brooklyn Heights

BROWN HARRIS STEVENS-Brooklyn
Bill Sheppard
129 Montague Street
(at Henry Street)

Boerum Hill

STERLING PLACE
Robert Wilson
363 Atlantic Avenue
(between Hoyt and Bond Streets)

Grand Army Plaza Farmers’ Market

Saturday June 4 only, weather permitting.

Brooklyn Flea Market

Lafayette Avenue
(Vanderbilt and Clermont Avenues)
Saturday May 28 only, weather permitting.

TICKETS BY MAIL

Lefferts Manor Association, 135 Midwood Street, Brooklyn, NY 11225.
Specify the number of tickets with a check made payable to Lefferts Manor Association and a stamped self-addressed envelope.

ON TOUR DAY

Tickets will be sold starting at 11:30AM at K-DOG & DUNEBUGGY, 43 Lincoln Road
(between Flatbush and Ocean Avenues).

The Architects of Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Part 2

Barbara Ann Rogers’s excellent series on Yahoo about the architects who built homes in PLC continues.

Architects of Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Part VI

Architects of Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Part VII

Architects of Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Part VIII

Architects of Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Part IX

Architects of Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Part X

Architects of Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Part XI

Middleclass Architect Designs for the Rich

Architects of Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Part XIV

Architects of Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Part XV

Architects of Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Part XVI

Architects of Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Part XVII

Architects of Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Part XVIII

Architects of Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Part XIX

Architects of Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Part XX

Architects of Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Part XXI

This article on the Sears Roebuck Building in Flatbush is also interesting.

Sears Roebuck Company Flatbush

The Architects of Prospect Lefferts Gardens

Barbara Ann Rogers has been posting a series of very intereting articles on Yahoo Local Flatbush about the architects who built homes in PLG.  They are well worth your time.

Architects of Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Part I

Architects of Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Part II

Architects of Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Part III

Architects of Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Part IV

Lesser Known Architects of Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Part V

Lefferts Farmhouse Second Floor Tours

Lefferts Farmhouse 2nd FloorProspect Park is offering the rare opportunity to visit the second floor of the Lefferts family’s farmhouse.  Tours are every half hour between 1 and 3:30 pm.  They are available this weekend and next weekend.  Guests will be able to view significant artifacts from 19th century family life and walk into a fully furnished 1820s bedroom.

A History of the Lefferts Family

The Lefferts farmhouse in Prospect ParkThe Brownstoner has been running a series of articles, by Montrose Morris, on the history of the Lefferts family in Brooklyn. Today she covers the Lefferts of Flatbush, the founders of Lefferts Manor. This is a highly informative series of articles and well worth your time.

Photo by Wally Gobetz via flickr

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