The Real Deal New York

Wallabout awaits landmark status

October 08, 2007 06:45PM

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 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.

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