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2 bedroom & 3 bedroom apartment w/ terrace for rent in townhouse on landmarked block, Alice Ct. in Bed-stuy Brooklyn
To sum up Bedford-Stuyvesant as yet another stunning Brooklyn brownstone neighborhood falling victim to gentrification would be to deny the vitality and tenaciousness of a community with deep cultural and historic roots in the area.
Along with Harlem, this sprawling north-central Brooklyn neighborhood of around 134,000 residents has been one of the most prominent communities for the city’s black population since the 1920s and ’30s, when African-Americans first moved to the area in large numbers. More recently, they have been joined by Caribbean-Americans.
We would like to inform you that the Bed-Stuy Farm Share will be taking a hiatus for the 2013 season. -
I should have supported when I had the chance - but just never had enough mouths to feed at home or enough time to cook all that good stuff
bed-stuy farm share
Exterior view of young African American woman standing on an elevated subway platform in Bedford Stuyvesant. The background includes many buildings, mostly apparently commercial, and several cars moving on the street below the platform. The exact location is unknown. - See more at: http://brooklyn.bibliocommons.com/item/show/11668078062906_bedford_stuyvesant#sthash.REhdOVHR.dpuf
A 1902 ad for Alice Court in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. To Let Houses - Alice Court Dwellings: 2-1/2 story brick and stone; modern; 9 rooms and bath; furnace, etc.; handsomely decorated; rent $ ; our representative on the premises. Haviland & Sons, 982 Fulton st. cor. of Grand av.
"Advertised as ‘perfect gems for quiet, refined families,’ the ‘handsomely decorated’ houses were located ‘just 15 minutes from [the Brooklyn] Bridge’ and featured ‘hard wood floors, cabinet finish, mantel mirrors, [and] tiled hearths’ on ‘private streets’ with ‘lawns [and] fountains, all kept in order by [the] owner,’”
Brooklyn Orphan Asylum
top floor apartment on herkimer
love the tops of the brick townhouses on the left. wonder wonder
Ralph Avenue Subway Station. It sucks when your not safe in the subways :(