Bedford-Stuyvesant

Brooklyn , NY

The Bedford-Stuyvesant community in northwest Brooklyn is a residential area, home to ornate rows of brownstones, early middle-class apartment buildings and several institutional structures. Bedford-Stuyvesant is characterized by its wide, tree-covered avenues and low-scale residences; generally only church spires and school towers rise taller than four stories. The majority of the buildings were constructed on speculation to house New York’s growing middle class, generally between 1870 and 1920.

Stuyvesant Heights Historic District was designated in 1975

Bedford-Stuyvesant/ Expanded Stuyvesant Heights Historic District was designated  in 2013

Bedford Historic District was designated in 2015

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Jul 27, 2011

Bedford-Stuyvesant Aims for Landmark Status

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Jul 22, 2011

Bed Stuy takes the Lead in the Greenest Block in Brooklyn Competition

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Aug 10, 2011

Expanding the Stuyvesant Heights Historic District!

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Bedford-Stuyvesant/Stuyvesant Heights Historic District and Extension
Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, NY, USA

STATUS: Designated Historic District

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Designated September 14, 1971 Extended April 16, 2013 The Bedford-Stuyvesant/Stuyvesant Heights Historic District and Extension, has approximately 825 buildings. The district is LEARN MORE
Designated September 14, 1971 Extended April 16, 2013 The Bedford-Stuyvesant/Stuyvesant Heights Historic District and Extension, has approximately 825 buildings. The district is LEARN MORE
Brooklyn Carnegie Library: Bedford Branch

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Block: 1997          Lot: 32 Lot Area: 14,888 sq ft (120’ x 125’) Number of floors: 2 Building Area: 9,000 sq LEARN MORE
Block: 1997          Lot: 32 Lot Area: 14,888 sq ft (120’ x 125’) Number of floors: 2 Building Area: 9,000 sq LEARN MORE
Alhambra Apartments
500-518 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, USA

STATUS: Designated Individual Landmark

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Designated March 18, 1986 The Alhambra Apartments in the heart of Bedford-Stuyvesant is one of Brooklyn's major apartment houses. Designed by LEARN MORE
Designated March 18, 1986 The Alhambra Apartments in the heart of Bedford-Stuyvesant is one of Brooklyn's major apartment houses. Designed by LEARN MORE
Bedford Historic District

STATUS: Designated Historic District

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Designated December 8, 2015 *The 15 years from the late 1870s to the early 1890s marked a virtually uninterrupted period LEARN MORE
Designated December 8, 2015 *The 15 years from the late 1870s to the early 1890s marked a virtually uninterrupted period LEARN MORE
Stuyvesant Heights Historic District
Stuyvesant Heights Neighborhood, MacDonough Street, Brooklyn, NY, USA

STATUS: Designated Historic District

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Designated September 14, 1971 The Stuyvesant Heights Historic District has over 430 structures built over a fifty-year period make up LEARN MORE
Designated September 14, 1971 The Stuyvesant Heights Historic District has over 430 structures built over a fifty-year period make up LEARN MORE
677 Lafayette Avenue (Magnolia Grandiflora)
677 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, USA

STATUS: Designated Individual Landmark

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Designated July 12, 1977 677 Lafayette Avenue House is a fine example of the late Romanesque Revival style. It combines LEARN MORE
Designated July 12, 1977 677 Lafayette Avenue House is a fine example of the late Romanesque Revival style. It combines LEARN MORE
678 Lafayette Avenue (Magnolia Grandiflora)
678 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, USA

STATUS: Designated Individual Landmark

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Designated July 12, 1977 678 Lafayette Avenue House is a very fine example of the Neo-Grec style, and has particularly LEARN MORE
Designated July 12, 1977 678 Lafayette Avenue House is a very fine example of the Neo-Grec style, and has particularly LEARN MORE
679 Lafayette Avenue (Magnolia Grandiflora)
679 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, USA

STATUS: Designated Individual Landmark

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Designated July 12, 1977 679 Lafayette Avenue House is a very fine example of the Neo-Grec style, and has particularly LEARN MORE
Designated July 12, 1977 679 Lafayette Avenue House is a very fine example of the Neo-Grec style, and has particularly LEARN MORE