Coe House

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

1128 East 34th Street


DATE: c. 1793-94

STYLE: Dutch Colonial

Brooklyn Dutch Colonial Flatlands

Designated November 19, 1969

This late eighteenth century Dutch Colonial farmhouse is one of a rapidly disappearing type. The dwelling, in excellent state of preservation, reflects the care taken of it by its owners. The main portion of the house, two windows wide, has low windows at floor level under the eaves of a steeply pitched roof with an out-sweeping curve which forms a cantilevered overhang. The smaller attached wing is similar in design to the larger main portion of the house but without the overhang of the roof.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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Flatlands is a neighborhood in the southeast part of the borough of Brooklyn in New York City. Originally an independent town,[2][3] Flatlands became part of the City of Brooklyn in 1896.[4]

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