Brooklyn Historic Districts — Complete List and Maps

Queen Anne houses on Union Street in Park Slope's original historic district. Photo by Cate Corcoran

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    Long before Brooklyn emerged as a globally recognized brand, the Dutch settled here in the 17th century and established towns that later grew into some of Brooklyn’s best-known neighborhoods, such as Brooklyn Heights, Flatbush and Bushwick. From its beginnings as a rural area consisting mostly of farms, Brooklyn grew into a prosperous and busy city of row houses, churches, parks, factories and ports during the mid and late 19th century.

    The mission of the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission is to protect the historically, architecturally and culturally significant buildings and sites in Brooklyn and in the five boroughs of New York City.

    Brooklyn has a total of 33 historic districts. Below are the names, maps and dates of designation of all 33 districts as of April 2016. All maps by New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission.

    Albermarle-Kenmore Terraces Historic District – Designated July 11, 1978

    Albermarle-Kenmore Terraces Historic District

     

    Alice and Agate Courts Historic District – Designated February 10, 2009

    Alice and Agate Courts Historic District


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    Bedford Historic District – Designated December 8, 2015

    Bedford Historic District

    Bedford-Stuyvesant/Expanded Stuyvesant Heights Historic District – Designated April 16, 2013

    Bedford Stuyvesant:Expanded Stuyvesant Heights Historic District

    Boerum Hill Historic District – Designated November 20, 1973

    Boerum Hill Historic District

    Borough Hall Skyscraper Historic District – Designated September 13, 2011

    Borough Hall Skyscraper Historic District

    Brooklyn Heights Historic District – Designated November 23, 1965

    Brooklyn Heights Historic District


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    Brooklyn Academy of Music Historic District – Designated September 26, 1978

    Brooklyn Academy of Music Historic District

    Carroll Gardens Historic District – Designated September 25, 1973

    Carroll Gardens Historic District

    Chester Court Historic District – Designated December 16, 2014

    Chester Court Historic District

    Clinton Hill Historic District – Designated November 10, 1981

    Clinton Hill Historic District

    Cobble Hill Historic District – Designated December 20, 1969; Extended June 7, 1988

    Cobble Hill Historic District

    Crown Heights North Phase I Historic District – Designated April 24, 2007

    Crown Heights North Phase I Historic District

    Crown Heights North Phase II Historic District – Designated June 28, 2011

    Crown Heights North Phase II Historic District

    Crown Heights North Phase III Historic District – Designated March 24, 2015

    Crown Heights North Phase III Historic District

    Ditmas Park Historic District – Designated August 29, 1981

    Ditmas Park Historic District

    DUMBO Historic District – Designated December 18, 2007

    Dumbo Historic District


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    Eberhard Faber Pencil Factory Historic District – Designated October 30, 2007

    Eberhard Faber Pencil Factory Historic District

    Fillmore Place Historic District – Designated May 12, 2009

    Fillmore Place Historic District

    Fiske Terrace – Midwood Park Historic District – Designated March 18, 2008

    Fiske Terrace-Midwood Park Historic District

    Fort Greene Historic District – Designated September 26, 1978

    Fort Greene Historic District

    Fulton Ferry Historic District – Designated June 28, 1977

    Fulton Ferry Historic District

    Greenpoint Historic District – Designated September 14, 1982; Amended July 26, 2005

    Greenpoint Historic District

    Ocean on the Park Historic District – Designated October 27, 2009

    Ocean on the Park Historic District

    Park Place Historic District – Designated June 26, 2012

    Park Place Historic District

    Park Slope Historic District Expansion II – Designated April 12, 2016

    Park Slope Historic District

    Park Slope Extension Historic District – Designated April 17, 2012

    Park Slope Extension Historic District

    Prospect Heights Historic District – Designated June 23, 2009

    Prospect Heights Historic District

    Prospect-Lefferts Gardens Historic District – Designated October 9, 1979

    Prospect Lefferts Gardens Historic District

    Prospect Park South Historic District – Designated February 8, 1979

    Prospect Park South Historic District

    Stuyvesant Heights Historic District – September 14, 1971

    Stuyvesant Heights Historic District

    Vinegar Hill Historic District – Designated January 14, 1997

    Vinegar Hill Historic District

    Wallabout Historic District – Designated July 12, 2011

    Wallabout Historic District

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