Bensonhurst

Brooklyn , NY

Bensonhurst derives its name from Egbert Benson (1789–1866), whose lands were sold by his children and grandchildren to James D. Lynch, a New York real estate developer.

Bensonhurst has a large Italian-American population and a large population of residents born in China and is now home to Brooklyn’s second Chinatown.

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Fire Engine Company 253
2427 86th Street, Brooklyn, NY, USA

STATUS: Designated Individual Landmark

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Designated September 15, 1998 Fire Engine Company 253, built in 1895-96 for the City of Brooklyn, is a major design LEARN MORE
Designated September 15, 1998 Fire Engine Company 253, built in 1895-96 for the City of Brooklyn, is a major design LEARN MORE