Brooklyn Landmarks- Alice and Agate Courts

Alice and Agate Courts

The Alice and Agate Courts Historic District is comprised of 36 rowhouses on two half-block cul-desacs. Designed by Brooklyn architect Walter M. Coots in the Queen Anne style in in 1888 and 1889.  The residences have unique architectural details including conical-roofed corner turrets, projecting or swelled bays, rock-faced and carved stonework, foliate- and geometric-pattern terra-cotta and metal trim, elaborate ironwork and stained glass windows. They were constructed of red brick, brownstone, bluestone and terra cotta. Designated February 10, 2009

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Title: Alice CT

Historic District: Alice and Agate Courts

Keywords: Residential, row house, brick, oriel window, dormer

Description: Corner of Alice Court

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