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6-15 Green Community Garden

A Green Community Garden in Brooklyn, NY.
  • 6th Ave. and 15th St.
  • between 15th and 16th St.
  • Brooklyn
  • NY
  • 11215
  • Tracy Fitz
  • 718-707-1777
  • Map

  • This is a solar electric installation in the 615 Green Community Garden, in Park Slope Brooklyn, NY. The installation is named "Godilla's Place" after the fish living there (as she has survived during the years of construction. The installation is situated in the Memorial Garden of 6/15 green. There are two unisolar 64 watt modules on top of an arbor which has seating below. The arbor is in a memorial garden harboring two ponds, and three solar powered water falls. At present the DC pumps are run directly from the modules.
  • By subway, take the F train to Prospect Park West stop at what is equivalent to 9th Avenue, but is called Prospect Park West, (one stop after 7th Avenue) and walk down hill to 6th Avenue and 15th Street; or take the R train to Prospect Street (one stop past 9th Street going out into Brooklyn) at 4th Avenue and walk uphill to 6th Avenue, and North or left, to 15th Street.
    By bus, # 67 to Prichard Square, or 7th Ave bus to 15st.
    By car, 6th Avenue to 15st, coming from Flatbush Ave, go south, from BQE get off at 38st and go North, from Prospect Expressway get off at10th Avenue, go West to 6th Ave, then go North to 15th St.
  • Construction year
  • 2004
  • Size in sq. ft.
  • 150
  • No. floors
  • 1
  • Green Energy Features
  • Photovoltaics

    Passive Solar

    Earth Sheltered


  • Water Conservation Features
  • Rainwater collection
  • Transportation
  • Bicycle Friendly:Public Transport Access
  • Type of building (home, school, commercial, etc.)
  • Community Garden
  • Designer
  • Tracy Fitz
  • Builder
  • Tracy Fitz
  • Construction or renovation cost
  • $5000 at present
  • Building Style
  • Wood, earth, water, pond liner