500 25th Street,
Brooklyn, NY 11232
Built in 1838 by order of the City of Brooklyn. First, the Green-Wood Cenmetery is a great example of 19th century landscape design. Second, its grounds are scattered with buildings in a host of architectural styles. Third, lots of famous people are buried here: Leonard Bernstein, Samuel F. B. Morse, Peter Cooper, Henry Ward Beecher, General Henry Halleck, Louis Comfort Tiffany, George Ebbets, to name a few. Art on the grounds is by, among others, George Bellows, Louis C. Tiffany, John Lafarge, George Catlin, William Merrit Chase, Karl Muller.