Crown Heights North II Historic District

STATUS Designated Historic District

DATE: 1870-1940

STYLE: Neo-Grec, Queen Anne, Art Deco, Art Moderne, Romanesque, Renaissance, Colonial, Gothic, Medieval Revival

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Designated June 28, 2011

The Crown Heights North II Historic District comprises more than 600 buildings, including single- and two-family row houses, freestanding residences, flats buildings, institutional buildings, churches, and apartment houses built primarily from the 1870s to the early 1940s. Nearly all of these buildings are excellent and well-preserved examples of architectural styles that flourished in Brooklyn during this period, including the Neo-Grec, Queen Anne, Art Deco, and Art Moderne, as well as the Romanesque, Renaissance, Colonial, Gothic, and Medieval Revival styles.

*Excerpt from the Crown Heights North II LPC Designation Report

*Photo: 862 and 860 Prospect Place George P. Chappell, c. 1896 ; Christopher D. Brazee, 2011

STATUS Designated Historic District

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Crown Heights North

Crown Heights has three historic districts.

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Local Voices

“I don’t know what the City would be without HDC. [They] testified before LPC time after time and helped us focus on the right issues. We would not be an historic district without HDC! ”

Doreen Gallo: DUMBO Neighborhood Alliance

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“Use HDC as a resource because they know what they are doing and can offer advice on how to go about creating a district from every front: architectural, political, LPC, and the media. I had floundered prior to my involvement with this invaluable organization.”

Fern Luskin: Lamartine Place Historic District; Friends of Lamartine Place & Gibbons Underground Railroad Site

Local Voices

“HDC provided guidance and shared information during that process—we knew which Council members were going one way or another and we changed a few minds. I don’t think NoHo would have had as cohesive a district had it not been for HDC’s aid.”

Zella Jones: NoHo Historic District; NoHo East; and NoHo Extension

Local Voices

“I remember Richard saying at a meeting, we have someone here from HDC, Nadezhda Williams, Director of Preservation and Research, to help us. She said to us, ‘You are not the only ones going through this.’ HDC included us in an enormous community”

Erika Petersen: West End Preservation Society