Brooklyn Landmarks-Stuyvesant Heights

Stuyvesant Heights

The Stuyvesant Heights historic district has over 430 structures built over a fifty-year period make up this residential district. A few early freestanding homes from the 1860s and 1870s still stand. The 1870s and 1880s brick and brownstone row houses in a variety of period styles are noted for the well-preserved ironwork. Between 1888 and 1903, elegant, four-story apartment houses were added to the neighborhood. Designated September 14, 1971. Bedford-Stuyvesant/Stuyvesant Heights  Designated April 16, 2013

Title: North Side of MacDonough Street

Borough: Brooklyn

Historic District: Stuyvesant Heights

Keywords: row house, residential, stoop, bay window, cornice

Description: Row houses on the north side of MacDonough Street

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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

Stuyvesant Heights Historic Designation Report

Bedford-Stuyvesant/Stuyvesant Heights  Designation Report


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