Beautiful Photos of Green-Wood Cemetery During Winter

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“It is the ambition of the New Yorker to live upon Fifth Avenue, to take his airings in the [Central] Park, and to sleep with his fathers in Green-Wood.” – New York Times, 1866 To this day, Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn is one of the most beautiful places in New York. It was built as part […]

The Beauty of Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn

Green-Wood Cemetery

Green-Wood Cemetery was built during the rural cemetery movement which took place in the early 1800s as a way of creating park-like cemeteries. It’s older than Prospect Park or Central Park. Its landscape, hills, ornate crypts and tombstones will make your jaw drop. Green-Wood opened on April 18, 1838 and was a hub of tourism. Over half a […]

More Famous People Buried in Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn

Green-Wood Cemetery

You’d probably never think a cemetery would be “the place to be”, but anyone who was anyone in New York during the 20th century is buried at historic Green-Wood Cemetery. Artist such as Jean-Michel Basquit and Leonard Bernstein to notorious criminals like Boss Tweed, were laid to rest in Brooklyn’s most beautiful cemetery. Here are […]

Famous People Buried in Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn

Green-Wood cemetery entrance

Have you been to Green-Wood Cemetery? Its beauty is only matched by its history, art, architecture and residents. If you’ve never been, it’s a must see. If you’ve been, then you know. Green-Wood was built before Central Park and was part of the rural cemetery movement, which believed in creating cemeteries that were like parks. […]