Tag Archives: Brooklyn Based

Must-Go List: Weeksville and Onderdonk

THIS WEEK’S E-MAIL NEWSLETTER FROM Brooklyn Based reminded me that there are still some nearby historic houses in my “I keep meaning to get there” category. I’ve seen the Lefferts homestead in Prospect Park (not its original location), the 1652 … Continue reading

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Admiral’s Row Outrage: The Latest

Photo: Gothamist SNOWSTORMS HAVEN’T BEEN KIND to Admiral’s Row, a group of early 19th century naval officers’ residences adjacent to the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The once-distinguished strip of brick Greek Revival-style houses has been allowed to deteriorate shockingly. The buildings … Continue reading

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