Profile for Park Slope, New York, NY
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Park Slope is a neighborhood of Brooklyn
The community was named for its location next to Prospect Park, and its terrain.
Elevation is 49 feet.
Bounded by 4th Avenue, Flatbush Avenue and Prospect Park West
Grew with the completion of the Brooklyn Bridge in 1883
Park Slope received national attention for the midair collision of two passenger planes. One crashed at Staten Island; the other stayed in the air for several minutes before crashing into Sterling Place and Seventh Avenue. Eighty-six people on board and six people on the ground died.
Filming location for:
· 2001 movie, "The Royal Tenenbaums"
· 2005 movie, "The Squid and the Whale"
· 2004 movie, "The Forgotten"
Local festivals include:
- Fifth Avenue Street Fair - May 20, 2007
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Neighborhood historic districts include Park Slope Historic District.
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