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Encyclopedia > Ditmas Park, Brooklyn

Ditmas Park is one of three Flatbush neighbourhoods which has been officially designated a Historic District. Located on land that remained rural until the early 20th century, it is a suburban housing development consisting of large, free-standing Victorian homes built in the 1900s. Flatbush is a neighborhood of the Borough of Brooklyn, a part of New York City. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999 in the... Illustration of the backyards of a surburban neighbourhood Suburbs are inhabited districts located either on the outer rim of a city or outside the official limits of a city (the term varies from country to country), or the outer elements of a conurbation. ... The term Victorian architecture can refer to one of a number of architectural styles during the Victorian era: Neoclassicism Gothic Revival Italianate Second Empire Neo-Grec Romanesque Revival (Includes Richardsonian Revival) Renaissance Revival Queen Anne Jacobethan architecture (the precusor to the Queen Anne style) British Arts and Crafts movement painted... // Events and Trends Technology First flight by the Wright brothers, December 17, 1903. ...


The Ditmas Park Association, founded in 1908, hosts social events, publishes a newsletter and a home improvement directory, and works on numerous civic issues, often jointly with its sister neighborhoods and the Flatbush Development Corporation. 1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Flatbush is a neighborhood of the Borough of Brooklyn, a part of New York City. ...


External link

  • New York Metro: 6 Affordable Neighborhoods - Ditmas Park

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Flatbush Brooklyn New York Real Estate-917-804-3198- Jeff Grandis- Assoc Real Estate Broker (840 words)
Ditmas Park: from East 16th Street on the west to Ocean Avenue on the east, from Dorchester Road on the north to Newkirk Avenue on the south.
Ditmas Park West: from Coney Island Avenue on the west to East 16th Street on the east, from Dorchester Road on the north to Newkirk Avenue on the south.
Surrounding Brooklyn Neighborhoods: Flatbush is surrounded by Kensington/Parkville to the West, East Flatbush to the East, and Prospect Park South to the North and Midwood to the South.
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