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Monthly Archives: April 2011
miller ave., a photo by dppuchol on Flickr.
Brightly painted rowhouses in East New York, Brooklyn miller ave., a photo by dppuchol on Flickr.
Sears, a photo by dppuchol on Flickr. This Art Deco/Moderne beauty on Bedford Ave. in Brooklyn, was designed by Nimmons, Carr & Wright. In 1932 First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt attendeed the grand opening. It is currently under consideration for landmark status.
The Civil War Monument in Calvary Cemetery was built in 1866 and contains the remains of 21 Catholic soldiers who died in area hospitals. The bronze sculptures by Daniel Draddy predate the identical statues found at Green-Wood Cemetery. Civil War … Continue reading
In 1847, faced with cholera epidemics and a shortage of burial grounds in Manhattan, the NY State Legislature passed the Rural Cemetery Act authorizing nonprofit corporations to operate commercial cemeteries. Old St. Patrick’s Cathedral trustees had purchased land … Continue reading
Parkside Ave., a photo by dppuchol on Flickr. a beautiful block in Brooklyn
Parkside Ave., a photo by dppuchol on Flickr.
brooklyn mural, a photo by dppuchol
brooklyn mural detail, a photo by dppuchol