AREA4 + Architect Suchi Reddy’s Prospect Park Pinwheel Flower Garden

An installation of epic proportions, "Connective Project" breathes life into a natural nook

As Brooklyn’s Prospect Park celebrates its 150th anniversary, an underused patch of land in Frederick Law Olmsted’s sprawling wonder now contains a temporary public work of wonder. Situated in the 2.5-acre Rose Garden, 7,000 flower-like pinwheels compose the “Connective Project.” The bright yellow pinwheels contain interior art creations—contributions from various Brooklyn artists, public figures and local Brooklynites. Everyone from Russell Simmons to Alan Arkin submitted …