The 4th Street area of prospect park
4th Street is a strip of mixed residential and commercial developments bounded by SE University Avenue to the south and the U of M Transitway to the north. This sliver of neighborhood includes single-family houses and multi-story apartments on SE 4th Street, homes and businesses on SE Malcolm Avenue and SE Bedford Street, as well as five houses on the north side of SE University Avenue. Landmarks include a U.S. Post Office and a hexagonal, eight-story, white office tower affectionately known as the "TV Building" for the shape of its floor-to-ceiling windows.
In October 2002, the Bedford Street Townhomes housing development, located in the 4th Street area, was officially designated, showcasing the area's rich history dating back to the late 1800's.
The areas of Prospect Park Neighborhood
Nine sub-neighborhoods comprise greater Prospect Park:
- 4th Street
- Bridal Veil Falls
- River Road
- Prospect North
- Stadium Village
- South of Franklin
- Tower Hill
Read about the physical geography of Prospect Park.