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Encyclopedia > Vinegar Hill, Brooklyn

Vinegar Hill is a neighborhood in the borough of Brooklyn in New York City on the East River waterfront between DUMBO and the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The neighborhood is part of Brooklyn Community Board 2. A neighbourhood or neighborhood (see spelling differences) is a geographically localised community located within a larger city or suburb. ... The Five Boroughs redirects here. ... This article is about the borough of New York City. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... New York City waterways: 1. ... Waterfront, by definition is the land alongside a body of water, or the dockland district of a town. ... A view of part of DUMBO with Manhattan in the distance Newly built apartment tower DuMBo (an acronym for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass) is the popular name of a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. ... The New York Naval Shipyard (NYNSY), also known as the Brooklyn Navy Yard, the New York Navy Yard and United States Navy Yard, New York, is located 1. ... The Brooklyn Community Board 2 is a local governement unit of the city of New York, encompassing the neighborhood of Brooklyn Heights, Fulton Mall, Boerum Hill, Fort Greene, Brooklyn Navy Yard, Fulton Ferry, and Clinton Hill in the borough of Brooklyn. ...


Vinegar Hill gets its name from the Battle of Vinegar Hill, an engagement near Enniscorthy during the Irish Rebellion of 1798. Originally settled by the Irish, this community has maintained its 19th Century look while facing modernization and development from all sides. Combatants Irish Rebels British Army, Hessian Mercenaries Commanders Rebel Council Gerard Lake Strength 20,000 15,000 Casualties 1,000 (inc. ... The castle in Enniscorthy, Co. ... Combatants United Irishmen French First Republic Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Commanders Local leaders, General Humbert Cornwallis Lake Strength  ? Various, at peak mid-June c. ...


Vinegar Hill stretches from the East River waterfront to Front St and from the Brooklyn Navy Yard to Bridge St, roughly comprising a six block area. New York City waterways: 1. ... Waterfront, by definition is the land alongside a body of water, or the dockland district of a town. ... The New York Naval Shipyard (NYNSY), also known as the Brooklyn Navy Yard , the New York Navy Yard and United States Navy Yard, New York, is located 1. ...


The Vinegar Hill area includes the Vinegar Hill Historic District and is home to the Con Edison Hudson Ave Substation. Consolidated Edison Company of New York (NYSE: ED) (Con Edison, or Con Ed) is a utility company in New York state, USA. Con Edison is a regulated utility that provides electric service in New York City and most of Westchester County, New York. ...


Most of Vinegar Hill is comprised of 19th Century style homes mixed with industrial buildings. Cobblestones line the streets on Hudson Ave, Plymouth, Water and Front Sts. Typical Portuguese patterned cobblestone paving in Santarém, Portugal. ...


On the corner of Evans and Little Sts, is the Commandant's house, a Federal Style Mansion which was home to Commodore Matthew C. Perry. Federal style can refer to: Federal style architecture Federal style furnishings See also: Georgian architecture, Adam style This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Commodore has several meanings: Commodore International is a computer company Commodore 64 and Amiga were home computers Commodore (rank) is a naval rank Commodore (yacht club) is the senior officer of a yacht club The Holden Commodore is a type of car The Opel Commodore is a type of car... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


External links

  • Bridge and Tunnel Club Vinegar Hill page.
  • A Federal-Style Gem That Outshines Gracie Mansion
  • Photos of Vinegar Hill

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