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Tranquility Farm

Information about this lot

Known Use: community garden
Address: 659 WILLOUGHBY AVENUE, Brooklyn, 11206
Area: 0.12 acres (5400 square feet)
Block and Lot: Brooklyn, block 1761, lot 74
More information about this lot at OASIS

Political Boundaries

City Council District 36 represented by Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.
Community District Brooklyn 3 ( / 718-622-6601 ), district manager: Henry Butler
Find all elected officials for this lot at Who Represents Me? NYC

Why is this lot here?

We posted this lot because:

  • The lot is being used as a community garden.
  • In MapPLUTO the city lists this lot's landuse as vacant.
  • In MapPLUTO the city lists this lot's building class as vacant.

Government Agency

New York City Department of Parks and Recreation (public)
Contact: GreenThumb Deputy Director Carlos Martinez ((212) 602-5329 /

News feed

Dec. 29, 2015, 9:29 p.m.
paula at 596 acres said

Thanks to amazing organizing by gardeners and supporters, this community space was taken off the list of potential development sites and TRANSFERRED TO THE PARKS DEPARTMENT TODAY!

Dec. 15, 2014, 8:07 p.m.
Ena K. McPherson said

Signer above is founder and administrator at Tranquility Farm a functioning Urban Farm situated at this site. We are a GreenThumb licensed member led garden group in our 4th year of operation.

March 3, 2012, 10:36 p.m.
Oksana said

This lot is owned by HPD. Visit to view any open Request for Proposals (RFPs) for the lot.