The block of Macon Street between Ralph and Howard avenues has won the Greenest Block in Brooklyn award. Competition for this honor is fierce every year, with hundreds of block associations all over Brooklyn participating.
The block of Bainbridge Street between Malcolm X Boulevard and Stuyvesant Avenue in Bed Stuy and the block of East 25th Street between Clarendon Road and Avenue D in Flatbush tied for second place.
Lincoln Road between Bedford and Rogers Avenues in Prospect Lefferts Gardens and Sterling Place between Flatbush and 7th Avenues in Park Slope tied for third place. For more information on the contest, check out the website of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
On Macon Street, we noticed a huge variety of plants and unusual plant combinations. Click through to the jump to see a few more snaps of Macon Street.