Marine Park


Brownstoner takes on Brooklyn history in Nabe Names, a series of briefs on the origins and surprising stories of neighborhood nomenclature.

Record-breaking aviator Roscoe Turner’s racer at Floyd Bennett Field on September 1, 1934. Photo via Airfields-Freeman

The increasingly-hard-to-find dropped R’s and blunt deliveries of the Brooklyn accent live on in the borough’s water-bound, blue-collar southern enclave of Marine Park.