Preservationists led a guided walking tour of Preservationists led a guided walking tour of Wallabout this weekend, as part of Open House New York. The waterfront neighborhood near Downtown Brooklyn features wood-frame houses dating back before the Civil War. Walt Whitman wrote Leaves of Grass at 99 Ryerson Street. A proposed landmark district runs from Carlton to Classon avenues, between Myrtle Avenue and the Brooklyn Navy Yard.
Wallabout awaits landmark status
October 08, 2007 06:45PM