Mapping the Neighborhoods of Victorian Flatbush; Hamilton/Burr Dueling Pistols Are Hiding in NYC

Posted On Tue, February 16, 2016 By

Posted On Tue, February 16, 2016 By In Daily Link Fix

  • Did you know that Victorian Flatbush is actually a cluster of about a dozen smaller neighborhoods in Flatbush developed around the turn of the century? While many use “Victorian Flatbush” and “Ditmas Park” interchangeably, they aren’t the same thing. See how the area really breaks down in this informative, interactive map. [NeighborhoodX]
  • Check out these 1800s-era artifacts found at the construction site of Ben Shaoul’s 196 Orchard Street. [Bowery Boogie]
  • Governor Cuomo’s proposed LaGuardia airport overhaul will reportedly now cost $4.2 billion, or $200 million more than originally predicted. [WSJ]
  • Did you know Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr’s dueling pistols are in the JP Morgan Chase Headquarters? [Untapped]
  • What went wrong at St. Mark’s Bookshop? [New Yorker]

Images: 459 East 19th Street in Ditmas Park/Victorian Flatbush (L); Hamilton/Burr dueling pistols via Aaron Burr Association (R)

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