A look at the city’s smallest historic districts

Some of NYC's historic districts consist of only a few structures

TRD New York /
Sep.September 25, 2016 05:00 PM

There are some 139 historic districts in NYC. Some of those districts are huge, like the Greenwich Village Historic District, which has 2,193 buildings. But there are also districts that are surprisingly small, comprised of only a few buildings. Here is a look at those small, historically significant areas in NYC via Curbed.

The Perry Avenue Historic District in Bedford Park in the Bronx is a row of Queen Anne-style homes was constructed between 1910 and 1912. But there are just nine of them.

In Queens, there are 11 historic districts, but the Stockholm Street Historic District in Ridgewood is by far the smallest. It includes 38 buildings between Woodward Avenue and Onderdonk Avenue.

The Eberhard Faber Pencil Company Historic District in Greenpoint is a collection of nine structures from the Eberhard Faber Pencil Company, according to Curbed.

The Hardenbergh/Rhinelander Historic District in Manhattan is made up of seven buildings. It is centered on the northwest corner of East 89th Street and Lexington Avenue. [Curbed] –Christopher Cameron


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