Featured Restoration: The Gottschalk Project

The Green-Wood Historic Fund has begun a long-anticipated campaign to re-create the sculpture of an intricately designed “Angel of Music” that once topped the marble pedestal marking the grave of legendary 19th-century American composer and pianist Louis Moreau Gottschalk (1829–1869). Green-Wood’s President Richard J. Moylan, with the assistance of the National Sculpture Society, has solicited … Read more

Sculpture & Sculptors of Note at Green-Wood

Utilizing The Gottschalk Project is an exciting opportunity for Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery to commission a major new work of sculpture that will endure for centuries to come. It will also be an impressive addition to the cemetery’s significant body of sculpture that already graces many gravesites. (see also: National Sculpture Society Sculptors of Green-Wood) The … Read more

The Saved In Time Program

Saved in Time is a direct appeal to philanthropic individuals, organizations and companies to join The Green-Wood Historic Fund in conserving and restoring a selection of our endangered monuments, and to aid us in our obligation to preserve the artistic legacy of the past.   To learn more about “adopting” a specific monument or contributing … Read more

Restoration Projects

William Wheatley and Burnham Family Lot Two more significant monuments have been restored recently by The Green-Wood Historic Fund. The monument to William Wheatley, co-producer of the first American musical, The Black Crook (1866), and also the theatrical agent for an actor by the name of John Wilkes Booth, was recently restored by Aegis Restauro. … Read more

Restoration Project Photo Galleries

Green-Wood staff meticulously document the restoration and preservation processes for monuments around the cemetery. Restoration can be as simple as cleaning an existing monument, uncovering a lost monument from the ground or full restoration and fabrication of broken or missing monument pieces. Click here for more on the Saved in Time program’s completed and ongoing … Read more

Chapel Services

  Designed in 1911, this stunning chapel was built by the world-famous firm of Warren and Wetmore, the architects who designed many prominent New York buildings including Grand Central Terminal, the Yale Club and the New York Yacht Club. Located amidst the rolling hills of New York City’s oldest natural landscape, this architectural gem is … Read more

Burial Options

Burial Options (for cremation options, please click here) At need, in-ground burial sites are available in specific locations throughout the Cemetery. These new gravesites are located in and among older historic burial sites, blending with the pastoral landscape of Green-Wood Cemetery and providing families with a unique connection to the past. Above-ground burial, a choice … Read more

Full Price List

As a cemetery operating in New York State, Green-Wood is fully compliant with the regulations of the NYS Division of Cemeteries. In accordance with state law, these prices have been set and approved by the State Cemetery Board. All prices and availability are subject to change without notice. Services charges effective June 1st, 2018. Prices … Read more