Tag Archives: Flatlands

  • COLONIAL HOME IN FLATLANDS

    December 17, 2015

    At 1640 East 48th, near Avenue M in Brooklyn’s Flatlands section,┬áis the colonial-era Stoothoff-Baxter House, one of a handful of Dutch Colonial homes remaining in eastern Brooklyn (Flatbush, Flatlands, Canarsie, East New York). It was purchased, or inherited, by Irish immigrant John Baxter in 1796 after previous owner Garret Stoothoff passed away. By 1812, Baxter [...]

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  • CANARSIE TO FLATBUSH

    December 4, 2011
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    I’m quite familiar with Canarsie and Flatlands — these neighborhoods in southeast Brooklyn were quite accessible to the Bay Ridge boy just by bicycling east a few miles, which I did readily in my years before moving to Queens in 1992. While these neighborhoods look essentially the same as they did in the 1970s and [...]

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