Brooklyn Landmarks-Greenpoint

 GREENPOINT

The first buildings in Greenpoint historic district were erected in the early 1850’s. Elegant row houses were built for business owners, while more modest row houses and apartments were home to the workers of nearby factories. The latter were vernacular versions of popular styles, including Italianate, French Second Empire, Neo-Grec and Queen Anne, by local builders, not architects, using handbooks and standardized, ready-made architectural elements. Designated September 14, 1982.

 

St. Anthony Church

St. Anthony Church

Title: St. Anthony Church

Borough: Brooklyn

Historic District: Greenpoint

Greenpoint is a 2013 Six To celebrate neighborhood: HDC has been working with the neighborhood group Preservation Greenpoint to promote Greenpoint’s historic fabric.

Donate To Preservation Greenpoint to help them continue their efforts to protect and preserve Greenpoint

 

Designation Report:

http://www.nyc.gov/html/lpc/downloads/pdf/reports/GREENPOINT_HISTORIC_DISTRICT.pdf

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