Tag Archives: Spring Creek

Spring Creek in photos

This gallery contains 39 photos.

As you might expect after reading my post recapping my visit, you won’t find many signs of human life in this album.

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Spring Creek: where the borough ends

Spring Creek is Brooklyn’s southwesternmost neighborhood. Much of it is still barren – and haunting. Continue reading

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Spring Creek: a desolate place with a dreary history

Until the 21st century, Spring Creek was a vast wasteland. Ninety years ago, however, there were some big plans for the area – a common theme along the burgeoning Jamaica Bay. The E. Belcher Hyde atlas from 1920-1922 shows a plan for a … Continue reading

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Week twelve: Spring Creek

I was in the Bay Area for a week for the wedding of two of my good friends from college. I asked the groom, David, to pick my twelfth neighborhood. (I really like the word “twelfth”.)

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