If the north side of Winthrop between Bedford and Rogers were smile, it lost its first tooth:
Here it is from the Google, picture a few months old at least:
It would appear this long row of highly unique woodframe houses date from the '40s. Which begs the question...what was there before? Brownstone row houses? Chicken coops? Shotgun shacks? An apiary? A long, skinny revival tent? Bocci? Horseshoes? A Hooverville?
Just noticed the gap the other day while sitting on a bench in the playground. Hmm. Wonder what's going up? Probably just the first of many to go. And soon.
The Q at Parkside
News and Nonsense from the Brooklyn neighborhood of Lefferts and environs, or more specifically a neighborhood once known as Melrose Park. Sometimes called Lefferts Gardens. Or Prospect-Lefferts Gardens. Or PLG. Or North Flatbush. Or Caledonia (west of Ocean). Or West Pigtown. Across From Park Slope. Under Crown Heights. Near Drummer's Grove. The Side of the Park With the McDonalds. Jackie Robinson Town. Home of Lefferts Manor. West Wingate. Near Kings County Hospital. Or if you're coming from the airport in taxi, maybe just Flatbush is best.