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Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

Directly across the street from the Brooklyn public library, really nice small park with memorial bust of JFK, fountain and the arch.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank tammyBaltimore_Md
Reviewed 19 January 2019

There are some impressive buildings on this little square if you are in the area, but take care of the racing traffic, it makes taking photos quite a challenge.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Karen P
Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

Watch competing bridal parties pose at the g Fountain while munching on farmers market specialties. Then cross the street to the main library. You will find the botanical garden and the museum up the hill on Flatbush Avenue. In other words, get off the bus.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank The88
Reviewed 6 January 2019

This tree cannot compare to the Christmas tree in Rockefeller Center but it is the Brooklyn version. The tree is located in the arch of the Grand Army Arch in Grand Army Plaza. It is nicely framed by the arch. The arch is very large...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Doug F
Reviewed 1 January 2019

Grand Army Plazs and Central Point of Honor to those who served. One of the entrances to Prospect Park. A Major Crossroads Traffic Circle in Brooklyn. On Saturdays one of the Largest Green Markets in Brooklyn of farms from the tri state area. Diary, Seafood,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ed S
Reviewed 9 November 2018

If you are in the area I would take a stroll through the plaza. Lots of great photo opportunities. You are close to the park as well.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Brian D
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Nice area to take in a walk or people watch. Plenty of area to let children run and play. Monuments were very nice.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank peaz7805
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We went to the Labor Day Parade. If you never have, you must once in your life. After we kind of hung-out in the Grand Army Plaza as we were exhausted from walking. It's the best place to people watch and we were not disappointed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank susanlS8388KG
Reviewed 29 September 2018

The Grand Army Plaza, according to the historic information, was built on the Long Island battle ground and the plaza was built as the entrance to Prospect Park in 1867. The Plaza was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux to separate the city...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

The Grand Army Plaza is a public square located at W. 59nd Street and 5th Avenue at the southeast corner of Central Park. This area has been a city square and public space since at least the middle of the 19th century. However, the plaza...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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27 August 2018|
Response from stuartled | Reviewed this property |
The Holiday Inn in downtown Brooklyn is only a 10 minute walk to Grand Army Plaza. It’s highly rated a comparatively inexpensive for New York prices. It’s located at 300 Schermerhorn St, Brooklyn, NY 11217.