Brooklyn Landmarks-Fort Greene


The Fort Greene historic district is typical of a 19th-century Brooklyn, residential neighborhood. Blocks of Italianate, Queen Anne and Neo-Grec style brownstone and brick row houses were built here between 1855 and 1875. Fort Greene Park was the site of a Revolutionary War battle and is the oldest urban park in the country, planned in the 1840’s and redesigned in 1867 by Olmstead and Vaux. Designated September 26, 1978.

Title: Looking North on the West Side of South Portland Avenue 1

Borough: Brooklyn

Historic District: Fort Greene

Keywords: row house, residential, stoop, brownstone, window, ornament

Description: Three-story row houses with stoops on the west side of South Portland Avenue

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