Brooklyn’s Greenest Blocks From 1995 to Today

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    For more than two decades, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden has annually bestowed the title of Greenest Block in Brooklyn on the borough’s most verdant streets. Just yesterday, they announced the latest winner — a lush stretch of Bainbridge Street between Malcolm X Boulevard and Stuyvesant Avenue in Bed Stuy.

    Browstoner thought it was peak season to take a look back at the Greenest Blocks of years past. Flatbush is the most-awarded neighborhood — two of its blocks have won six of the 21 titles — followed by Bed Stuy, which has won four.

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    2015’s Greenest Block on Bainbridge Street between Malcolm X Boulevard and Stuyvesant Avenue in Bed Stuy.

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    2014’s Greenest Block on Macon Street between Ralph and Howard avenues in Bed Stuy.

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    2013’s Greenest Block on Sterling Street in Prospect Lefferts Gardens.

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    2012’s Greenest Block on Lincoln Road between Bedford and Rogers avenues in Prospect Lefferts Gardens.

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    2011’s Greenest Block on East 25th Street between Avenue D and Clarendon Road in Flatbush.

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    2010’s Greenest Block on Vanderveer Place between Flatbush Avenue and East 23rd Street in Flatbush.

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    2009’s Greenest Block on Lincoln Road between Rogers and Bedford avenues in Prospect Lefferts Gardens.

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    2008’s Greenest Block on 8th Street between 8th Avenue and Prospect Park West in Park Slope.

    2007’s Greenest Block on MacDonough Street between Stuyvesant and Lewis avenues in Bed Stuy.

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    2006’s Greenest Block on East 25th Street between Clarendon Road and Avenue D in Flatbush.

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    2005’s Greenest Block on Louisiana Avenue between Vandalia Avenue and Twin Pines Drive in Canarsie.

    2004: East 25th Street between Clarendon Road and Avenue D in Flatbush.

    2003: MacDonough Street between Stuyvesant and Lewis avenues in Bed Stuy.

    2002: Fulton Street between Carlton and Cumberland streets in Fort Greene.

    2001: Vermont Street between Sutter and Blake avenues in East New York.

    2000: Louisiana Avenue between Vandalia Avenue and Twin Pines Drive in Canarsie.

    1999: State Street between Hoyt and Bond streets in Boerum Hill.

    1998: State Street between Hoyt and Bond streets in Boerum Hill.

    1997: Vanderveer Place between Flatbush Avenue and East 23rd Street in Flatbush.

    1996: Howard Avenue between Blake and Sutter avenues in Brownsville.

    1995: Vanderveer Place between Flatbush Avenue and East 23rd Street in Flatbush.

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