Online Membership Payments
You may join or renew your LMA membership by visiting https://lefferts-manor-association.square.site/.
Membership is $25* per household, $15* for seniors.
Membership includes one holiday wreath, and extras are available for purchase at $12* each.Wreath distribution day for 2021 will be Saturday, December 4th.
*an additional $1 merchant fee will be added to each membership or extra wreath purchased.
LMA Echo, Latest Edition PDF
Headlines from this issue:
Co-named Street Sign Eternalizes the Good Work of “Ebenezer 'Ben' Edwards” Way: A Community of Man - Milford Prewitt
Sandwich Specialist Brings Delicious Pastrami, Brisket and Hamburgers to PLG
Catalytic Converter Theft Breaks into PLG
Bluebird Will Be Missed: Popular Bar Falls Victim to Development
New Landmark Historic District on Parkside 1
LMA & PLGNA Partner for Fall Neighborhood Cleanup
In Memoriam in this issue:
Rose Strickland, Midwood Street Icon Who Loved Her Neighbors and Retirement, Dies at 83 - Milford Prewitt
Ansel Gayle, a 50-Year Neighbor of Fenimore St. and Mid-Life Stroke Victim Who Exercised Daily, Dies at 96
Jane Thomason, Widow of Housing Activist and PLGNA Co-Founder Robert Thomason, Departs at 84
Sydney Moshette, Jr, Who Lived Half His Life on Fenimore 2, Dies at 96
Category Archives: PLG History
John Lefferts died in 1895 marking a turning point in the transition of rural farm lands to suburban residences. Breaking with patrilineal traditions, he willed his property to his seven children who knew the value of the land was in … Continue reading
The Changing Face of Lefferts Manor 1893 – 1993 – Emerging Middle Class & Victorian Ideal of Family and Home
By the end of the 19th Century, factories rather than farms became the dominant mode of production in the United States. As the industrializing city became more congested and polluted, the notion of the single-family house as haven from the … Continue reading
The architectural structure of Lefferts Manor as a rowhouse neighborhood has survived virtually unchanged since the time of its development. By 1899 four houses were built and sold. 507 homes were constructed between 1905 and 1922. The final three houses … Continue reading
The Church of the Evangel has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. The New York State Office of Parks and Recreation and Historic Preservation has announced the listing of The Church of the Evangel, located at the … Continue reading
By Mary Miller In 1993 the Lefferts Manor Association sponsored an exhibit at the Lefferts Homestead in Prospect Park. The exhibit was a celebration of the centennial of the founding of the Lefferts Manor development, which grew from the Lefferts’ … Continue reading