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Address: Cortelyou Road, Brooklyn, NY
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Great Old Mansions!

There are a lot of great houses and a serene area just blocks from a chaotic nabe. Quiet. Prime expensive real estate.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 September 2016
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Brooklyn, New York
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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

There are a lot of great houses and a serene area just blocks from a chaotic nabe. Quiet. Prime expensive real estate.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

This is a great area. I worked in this area for over 20 yrs. on and off. Good coffee shops,easy to get to by train or bus. If you're into looking at old house this place is for you. You might even see a movie or TV show being made. I used to watch Law & Order shoots all the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Wonderful neighborhood of victorian homes. They're not palatial (except by NYC apartment standards), but for most Americans, used to new houses, it's a fascinating walk. Check out the Tibetan restaurant at the subway. It's very plain, but delicious!!

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Brooklyn
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Beautiful old homes, many built for film stars like Mary Pickford and the like. Worth a walk around for architecture lovers. Sofie's Choice was filmed in a school-mates home. The neighbor hood is quint and tree lined and a short distance to Prospect Park's south entrance. Go see how the other half lived.

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NYC
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Why is this even listed here. Its a residential neighborhood with private homes. Its one of the prettier and better places to live in Brooklyn but absolutely nothing to do as a tourist.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

taking a walk through ditmas park is like going back in time. definitely worth a visit. you forget you're in a city when you are there.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

The best time to visit is springtime when the bushes and flowers are starting to bud. Many homes have beautiful gardens on large front lawns. Each home is different and you feel like you've been transported to the south or to some bucolic location with large, well-kept homes. You could walk up and down the blocks and be amazed.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

this is just a neighborhood local.some cool new eateries an bars -now a hip place to live.i still hang out in the hood at a local pub that has been around for over 50 years an visit olde haunts

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Rochester, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

Easy access by the train, few local restaurants are fair. Bars are pretty good. Grocery shopping is really exceptional for the small neighborhood

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

A Brooklyn neighborhood of many large old Victorian residences and oozing with charm. Very nice to walk around on a quiet afternoon. Liked going to the artists' open houses and actually getting to see some of the inside of the homes. Cortelyou Rd. has some nice restaurants as well as the Flatbush Food Co-op, which is open to members as... More 

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