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Paerdegat in photos

This gallery contains 20 photos.

I took nearly 100 photos during my trip to Paerdegat. Here are some more.

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The far side of the Basin

Good Friday was good, indeed – a perfect day for a walk around a new section of Brooklyn. I took the Q to Courtelyou Rd, then waited in Ditmas Park for 20 minutes for the B103. After a quick trip … 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.” – TheĀ Times, October 22, 1930 The story of Paerdegat (the neighborhood) is best told in … Continue reading

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Week four: Paerdegat

I had a feeling something like this might happen – I just didn’t think it would be so soon. Courtesy of my next-door neighbor, Andy, I’ll be heading back to southeast Brooklyn this week to check out the other side … Continue reading

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