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 Walking Tours: Bedford-Stuyvesant
When Brooklyn was incorporated in 1834, Bedford became part of a large tract of under-populated, rural land where on 666 people lived in 1835.
It would be another 60 years before the first reference to "Bedford-Stuyvesant" appeared in a Brooklyn Daily Eagle article on February 21, 1931.
Bedford was a rural community well into the 1800s. /html/hpd/html/about-us/bed-stuy-walking-tour.html

 IND Second System. Who is IND Second System? What is IND Second System? Where is IND Second System? Definition of IND Second System. Meaning of IND Second System.
The Brooklyn-Queens Crosstown Subway is the only major line in the IND system that is almost entirely a two-tracked subway and only the second such line in the entire system like this (The 14th St.-Eastern District (Canarsie) Local (L) is the only other line of this type.
After this station the line becomes 2 tracked and the subway stops at its last underground stop, and also it's last stop in Brooklyn-Grant Av.
Subways) running under the East River to Queens Plaza, that meets with a Brooklyn-Queens crosstown line (Today's G line) and travels under Queens Blvd. to about Van Wyck Blvd., where it turns under Hillside Av. /kr/encyclopedia/IND_Second_System

 Brooklyn Int'l Film Festival > directions > offices >
train to Bedford Avenue (first stop in Brooklyn), walk south on Bedford to South 4th Street (10 blocks), take a left on South 4th street and walk 2 blocks to South 5th place.
train to Marcy Avenue (first stop in Brooklyn), walk West on Broadway to Driggs Avenue, right on Driggs, right on South 5th street, walk to the end of the block and take a left on South 5th place, our building is facing the square.
CAR: Take the Williamsburg Bridge local lane, keep right and take the first exit, make a right on to Broadway, drive to Bedford Ave, right on Bedford proceed underneath the bridge, right on South 5th street, left (2 blocks) on South 5th place, the office is on the left. /directions   (169 words)

 Travel Directions
James Hall is on the southwest corner of Bedford Avenue and Campus Road, across Bedford Avenue from the main quad (center of campus).
Avenue J (6), (11) to Bedford Avenue and Campus Road.
Brooklyn College of the City University of New York /TRAVEL.HTM   (169 words)

 Bedford-stuyvesant, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY Real Estate - Schools, Data, Maps, Homes - New York Times
Community Profiles › New York &; Brooklyn County › Bedford-stuyvesant, Bushwick
Bedford-stuyvesant, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY Real Estate - Schools, Data, Maps, Homes - New York Times
Bedford Stuyvesant's tree-lined blocks with rows of century-old brownstones contrast with decades-old low-income housing in the middle of the area. /Community/Profiles/Brooklyn-Bedford-Stuyvesant-Bushwick.asp   (103 words)

 Williamsburg, Brooklyn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1898 Brooklyn itself became one of five boroughs within the City of Greater New York, and its Williamsburg neighborhood was opened to closer connections with the rest of the new city.
The hipster center of Williamsburg radiates from the strip of Bedford Avenue near the Bedford Avenue Station on the L train, the first stop from Manhattan.
The area originally called Williamsburg is today referred to as "South Williamsburg" and occupied mainly by the Yiddish-speaking Satmar Hassidim, who continue to wear the traditional dress of their ancestors of Eastern and Central Europe and adhere closely to Jewish religious law. /wiki/Williamsburg,_Brooklyn   (2298 words)

 Bushwick -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
Now it is a predominantly Hispanic and Black neighborhood bordered on the north by (additional info and facts about Williamsburg) Williamsburg, which was originally separated off from Bushwick, by (additional info and facts about Bedford-Stuyvesant) Bedford-Stuyvesant, and (additional info and facts about Ridgewood) Ridgewood, (A borough of New York City) Queens.
Bushwick is a place in the borough of (additional info and facts about Brooklyn, New York) Brooklyn, New York, (The army of the United States of America; organizes and trains soldiers for land warfare) USA.
Bushwick was the site of some of the earliest settlement in what is now Brooklyn, before the middle of the 17th century. /encyclopedia/b/bu/bushwick.htm   (211 words)

 New York Architecture Images- SEARCH-BEDSTUY
Bedford-Stuvvesant is the amalgam of two middle-class communities of the old City of Brooklyn: Bedford, the western porĀ­tion, and Stuyvesant Heights, to the east.
By the beginning of the 1900s, greater Bedford was transforming from a suburban to an urban neighborhood.
How did the population of Bedford change in the late 1800s? /BES/BedStuy.htm   (1019 words)

 Crown Heights - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The neighborhoods that border Crown Heights are: Prospect Heights, Brooklyn (to the west); Prospect Lefferts Gardens (to the southwest), Wingate and Rugby (to the South), Brownsville (to the east); Bedford-Stuyvesant(to the north).
Crown Heights is roughly bounded by Bedford Avenue (west), Atlantic Avenue (north) and Ralf Avenue (east), Clarkson Ave (south).
Crown Heights is a neighborhood in Brooklyn in New York City. /wiki/Crown_Heights   (264 words)

 Bed-Stuy Gateway and the Fulton-Nostrand Revitalization Project
Murder, drugs and guns were just some of the terms used by people who tried to warn us against buying a brownstone townhouse in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.
The long-anticipated Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar at Bedford Stuyvesant's Restoration Plaza (1368 Fulton Street, Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn) will officially have its public grand opening on Wednesday, February 22, 2006.
Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation has partnered with Community Food Resource Center to provide you with FREE Quality tax assistance.   (2325 words)

 Bedford Stuyvesant Car Service in Bedford Stuyvesant Brooklyn
Welcome to Puerto Rico Car and Limo Service located in the Bushwick Bedford Stuyvesant Brooklyn area.
This Brooklyn Car Service is located in Bushwick Brooklyn and is a proud member of the Bushwick Brooklyn community directory for Bushwick Brooklyn.
The makers of this website "" is working with many Brooklyn Car Service companies to make it easy for customers like you to find your Brooklyn Car Service on the Internet. /company.html   (276 words)

 Restoration Center for Arts and Culture
Located in Brooklyn's dynamic and historic Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood, the Center is entering its fifth decade in service to the surrounding community.
Restoration Youth Arts Academy, a component of Restoration Center for Arts and Culture, is dedicated to delivering the arts to Bedford Stuyvesant and the Communities of Brooklyn, NY.
The Youth Arts Academy is a multi-disciplinary arts training program giving classes in dance, visual arts, drama, music and martial arts.   (292 words)

 Brooklyn real estate for sale in Brooklyn
Bedford Stuyvesant - Very large, 3 family home, with some original details, mouldings, window shutters, three year old roof, 2 year old water heater.
Bedford Stuyvesant - Totally renovated 6 family brick.
Property includes another house in rear that was 5 1/2 over 4 1/2 but needs renovation.   (1005 words)

 New York free classified ads
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 Articles - BMT Brighton Line
The original line was a two-tracked high-speed surface steam railroad operating from Bedford Station, at Atlantic Avenue near Franklin Avenue in the City of Brooklyn, at which point it made a physical connection to the Long Island Rail Road's Atlantic Avenue branch.
From Bedford the line ran on a surface private right-of-way several blocks south to Park Place, which it crossed at grade, and then in an open cut with street overpasses through what is now Crown Heights and Flatbush, as far as Church Lane (now Church Avenue) in the Town and Village of Flatbush.
In 1940, the BMT was purchased by the City of New York and operation passed to the city's Board of Transportation, which already operated the city-built Independent Subway System (IND). /articles/Brighton_Beach_Line   (557 words)

 Bridge and Tunnel Club
Alben Square, Nicholas A. Brizzi Playground and Gravesend Park in Borough Park, Brooklyn
Milestone Park and Villabate Pasticceria and Bakery in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn
Biddle House, Conference House, Conference House Park in Fall, Conference House Park Pavilion, Rutan-Felch House and the South Pole in Conference House Park on Staten Island   (364 words)

 BMT Canarsie Line - Definition, explanation
The Canarsie Line, sometimes called the 14th Street-Canarsie Line, is a rapid transit line of the BMT Division of the New York City Subway system, named after its Brooklyn terminus in the Canarsie neighborhood.
The current line is a two-track subway from its Manhattan terminal to Broadway Junction in the East New York section of Brooklyn, with the exception of a short stretch at Wilson Avenue where it is a double-decked structure with the east-bound track outdoors directly above the underground west-bound track.
The portion of the 14th Stret-Canarsie Line built or rehabilitated under the Dual Contracts and opened in 1924 and 1928 was designated BMT Q beginning at 6th Avenue and 14th Street in Manhattan and extending to the beginning of BMT P chaining at Pitkin Avenue. /lexikon/en/txt/b/bm/bmt_canarsie_line.php   (364 words)

 1928 Deaths Bklyn Standard Union September
She was born in Brooklyn, Sept. 21, 1898, and had been a resident of Brooklyn all her life.
Anna MILLER, 63, of Alsop and Ocean avenues, Jamaica, while a patient in the Jewish Hospital at Classon and St. Marks avenues, early to-day jumped or fell from a third floor window of the institution into St. Marks avenue.
She is survived by her daughter, Anna Mary KERN and two sons, Christian, and John F. /Newspaper/BSU/1928.Death.Sept.html   (364 words) - Canarsie
Canarsie: The Jews and Italians of Brooklyn Against Liberalism
Canarsie Forum Brooklyn New York Starrett City Bensonhurst Bay Ridge Bergen Beach Mill Basin...
My life and Death by Alexandra Canarsie (Peachtree Publishing) introduces older readers to a wise-cracking teen of the title. /Canarsie/all/search   (364 words)

 Brooklyn on
Brooklyn is a borough of well-defined neighborhoods, from the gentrified brownstone communities of Park Slope and Cobble Hill to Bedford-Stuyvesant, the largest African-American neighborhood in the city.
Kings county was established in 1683; the Brooklyn Ferry area was incorporated as the village of Brooklyn in 1816, and the entire town was chartered as a city in 1834.
The Brooklyn (1883), Manhattan, and Williamsburg bridges span the East River, connecting Brooklyn with Manhattan; beneath the river are the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel (vehicular) and subway tunnels. /html/section/brooklyn_history.asp   (1295 words)

The first German Catholic Church in the city of Brooklyn was the quaint little St. Francis'-in-the-Fields, which Father Raffeiner opened in 1850, at Putnam and Bedford avenues.
In 1895 the Brooklyn Catholic Historical Society, regarding Peter Turner as the typical layman of the pioneer period, erected a handsome bronze portrait bust as a memorial to him in St. James's churchyard.
It is notable that although the organization of the first congregation in Brooklyn was due mainly to lay effort there was never any of the subsequent difficulty over trustee authority and rights that made so much scandal elsewhere during this era. /cathen/02798d.htm   (2714 words)

 Brooklyn, New York Real Estate -- The New York Times
Search for Properties in Boerum Hill, Park Slope, Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn Heights and more...
By STEPHEN P. THE first time Pep Gay went to Brooklyn, he was scared.
THE 1894 City of Brooklyn Fire Headquarters at 365 Jay Street is a heroic masterpiece /top/classifieds/realestate/locations/newyork/newyorkcity/brooklyn/?inline=nyt-geo   (308 words)

 Bedford-Stuyvesant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In pre-revolutionary Kings County, New York, Bedford, which now forms the heart of the community, was the first major settlement east of the then-Village of Brooklyn on the road to Jamaica and eastern Long Island.
Bedford Stuyvesant is one of the few neighborhoods in New York City (including Harlem of the Harlem Renaissance and Jazz Age, the Lower East Side and Little Italy of The Godfather, the East Village of Rent) to posesses a larger than life identity and culture that is known to audiences outside of New York City.
Bedford Stuyvesant's larger than life neighborhood identity is due in part to the neighborhood's portrayal in a variety of popular media. /wiki/Bedford-Stuyvesant   (1107 words)

 Preserving Footsteps: The Bedford-Stuyvesant Collection
Bedford, primarily working class, and Stuyvesant, primarily affluent, were seperate until the Brooklyn Daily Eagle in 1931 referred to the community of Bedford-Stuyvesant based on a rumor of an impending race war.
Stuyvesant, originally an avenue in Bedford, was named after Peter Stuyvesant, a Dutch governor, and became a town in 1677.
Named after Lord Bedford, a Dutch noble, the town of Bedford was established in 1635 when the Canarsie Indians sold land to the Dutch. /bed-sty/history.html   (387 words)

 Stuyvesant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Stuyvesant Heights is a neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York.
Stuyvesant Town is a large private housing project on the East Side.
Stuyvesant High School is a public high school formerly located on what was once Peter Stuyvesant's farm. /wiki/Stuyvesant   (142 words)

 Williamsburg - Greenpoint - New York City Neighborhood - NYC
Williamsburg Gardens, at 250 South 2nd Street, and Bedford Court, at 150 South 1st Street (both in the $300,000-to-$700,000 range), are condo buildings catering to first-time buyers.
North 7th Street demarcates the two neighborhoods, with Williamsburg to the south and Greenpoint to the north.
Williamsburg - Greenpoint- New York City Neighborhood- NYC /realestate/articles/neighborhoods/williamsburg.htm   (817 words)

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