Tag Archives: Bergen Beach

Harbour Village revisited

“A large number of angry residents from nearby neighborhoods came to oppose the plan and the city’s methods, and their message for the commission was similar to the ones that Ebbets Field bleacherites used to reserve for visiting outfielders.” – … Continue reading

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Paerdegat Basin and the Jamaica Bay Project

“With its thirty-two square miles of surface, Jamaica Bay has room enough for the principal parts of the harbors of Liverpool, Antwerp, Hamburg, and Rotterdam.” – The┬áTimes, October 22, 1930 The story of Paerdegat (the neighborhood) is best told in … Continue reading

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Georgetown: a very, very brief history

Churning through the Brooklyn Collection archives reveals scant information on Georgetown. Continue reading

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Week three: Georgetown

For my third Brooklyn neighborhood, I’m going to Georgetown, part of Bergen Beach. Continue reading

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