Albemarle-Kenmore Terraces Historic District

STATUS Designated Historic District

Albemarle-Kenmore Terraces

ARCHITECT: Slee & Bryson

DATE: 1916-20

STYLE: Federal Revival

Brooklyn Federal Revival Flatbush

Designated July 11, 1978

Two quiet, residential courts designed by Slee & Bryson and built between 1916 and 1920 are featured in this district. Albemarle Terrace is made up of Federal Revival brick houses, set back from the street with small gardens. Kenmore Terrrace also has Federal Revival brick houses, but these include garages in their ground floors, a nod to the increasing popularity of the automobile.

STATUS Designated Historic District

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