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Red Hook Waterfront

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A hub of Brooklyns working waterfront, threatened by development

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Borough : Brooklyn
Neighborhood : Red Hook
Industrial, Manufacturing

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This area was to have been a site of recreational waterfront access in the early 20th century. People swam, waded, sunned on the rocks; boarded excursion steamers bound up the Hudson or down the Sound; or bathed at a visiting public-bath-house-on-a-barge.


Ned Kaufman

Nominator submitted place name to the Census of Places that Matter.

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