Kate Papacosma is a landscape historian who has lived in Park Slope for nineteen years. She earned her MA in Landscape Studies from The Bard Graduate Center and has written extensively about Prospect Park and Brooklyn / New York City history. Kate has led tours of Prospect Park for the Municipal Art Society, Open House New York, PS 107, and Victorian Society New York as well as her private tours. She has taught at The New School and lectured elsewhere. Kate is also writing a book about the park.

Kate and British celebrity Bruce Forsyth in the Park after the shoot for an episode of the BBC series “Who Do You Think You Are?”

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