Monthly Archives: March 2011

Sunny in Midtown

An (almost) rare sunny day reflecting light from the glass boxes on to their older neighbors

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Brooklyn Gothic

Update: Mystery solved! Montrose Morris over at Brownstoner has the history of this house along with great photos — it was the “Raub” house — misidentified by LoC, no wonder I couldn’t find anymore history! One of the strangest looking … Continue reading

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photo of the day;BedSty mural

The Lab Bedford Stuyvesant mural

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photo of the day; Stuyvesant Heights

Landmarks Brooklyn, NY The Alhambra apartments and the former Girls High School The Alhambra was built in 1899 and designed by famed Brooklyn architect Montrose Morris. By the 1980’s it was an empty wreck, it was brought back to life … Continue reading

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photo of the day; Vinegar Hill

Brooklyn Historic District 19th century developer John Jackson hoped to attract Irish immigrants to the area by naming itĀ Vinegar HillĀ from the Battle of Vinegar Hill during the Irish Rebellion of 1798. Con Ed smokestacks on the waterfront, the plant has … Continue reading

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photo of the day; DUMBO

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