Brooklyn Landmarks- Bed-Stuy/Stuyvesant Heights Historic District Extension

Bedford-Stuyvesant/ Stuyvesant Heights Extension

278 to 290 Macon Street in Bedford-Stuyvesan

278 to 290 Macon Street in Bedford-Stuyvesan

The Bedford-Stuyvesant/Stuyvesant Heights Historic District Extension, has approximately 825 buildings. The district is diverse including row houses, two-family residences, small apartment houses and institutional and religious buildings. The main construction period was late 19th century. The architecture ranges from quaint wood frame house to the larger Chateauesque style which includes combining Gothic and early Renaissance elements. Stuyvesant Heights H D Designated September 1971Bedford-Stuyvesant/Stuyvesant Heights  Designated April 16, 2013

Bedford-Stuyvesant was a 2011 Six To Celebrate neighborhood.  HDC worked closely with the Bedford Stuyvesant Society for Historic Preservation to promote Bed-Stuy’s historic architecture


Photo Credit: NY Times article– Christopher D. Brazee/Landmarks Preservation Commission

Historic District: Bedford-Stuyvesant/Expanded Stuyvesant Heights 

Keywords: Residential, row house, brick, bay window, cornice

Stuyvesant Heights Historic Designation Report

Bedford-Stuyvesant/Stuyvesant Heights  Designation Report

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