With 2020 almost at an end, we take our annual look back at the Brooklyn buildings and neighborhoods considered significant enough to merit designation by the Landmarks Preservation Commission during the year.
Residents and commissioners alike were effusive with their praise of the block, a “remarkably cohesive group” of 56 Renaissance Revival row houses.
Residents of a particularly well-manicured block of East 25th Street in East Flatbush are hopeful the city’s landmarking honchos will designate their stretch of Neo-Renaissance style row houses as a historical district.
During a virtual public hearing for the proposed district, residents and commissioners alike were effusive with their praise of the block.
The proposed district, on East 25th Street between Clarendon Road and Avenue D, contains 56 Renaissance Revival row houses built between 1909 and 1912.