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Bedford-Stuyvesant Historic District

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Address: Brooklyn, NY

Considered Brooklyn's largest African-American community, this historic...

Considered Brooklyn's largest African-American community, this historic area features twelve blocks of bay-fronted townhouses that look the same as they did in the late 19th century.

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We thoroughly enjoyed our daytime stroll around Bed-Stuy - interesting architecture makes you feel that you're stepping into the past. Be sure to check out the Pratt Institute... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our daytime stroll around Bed-Stuy - interesting architecture makes you feel that you're stepping into the past. Be sure to check out the Pratt Institute (Clinton Hill) and when all the walking makes you hungry head directly to David's Brisket House on Nostrand for the best deli sandwiches for both quality and value.

Thank Riddoch88
Kralendijk, Bonaire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

You feel like being in a 30`s neighbourhood. Very nice houses with artistic iron work gates in front of the houses. A nice quiet neighbourhood with nice houses and an attractive vibe.

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Torrevieja, Spain
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Wanted to explore the authentic New York and booked a room in this neighbourhood. Will not do that again. Felt unprotected. A full on raveparty on second floor kept me, and the rest of the neighbourhood, awake until 4am. No sign of the police.

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice job by these men. It was very cold outside that day. But, the very rewarding for all that came. The music was great also. The young men of Boys High Football also showed up to help. This took place at Von King Park.

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Yackandandah, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

we booked through Airbnb and were very happy with the area. It was safe and beautiful. The street we stayed on was mainly African American but that was part of the experience for us. We were just off Malcolm X Blv and there were some quirky restaurants around. Was twenty mins out of the city by subway and we always... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

A perfect place for walking around and getting a feel for neighbourhood life in New York. Be sure to include the Pratt Institute in you walk. Amazing sculpture outside and, when we were there, a gorgeous display of jewellery made by students.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I love NYC. I grew up near Chicago so the funky, eclectic atmosphere of Brooklyn appeals to me more than Manhatten. We stayed on Decatur street in a renovated brownstone. It was two blocks from the subway, one from the Laundromat and one block from a nice size grocery store. The people in this neighborhood are diverse, interesting and friendly.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We had a great Abnb apartment in this district and I could not have loved it more! Brownstones and more brownstones, my gallery of pictures include stoops of every kind. We never felt unsafe, locals were kind with directions and sweet with morning wishes.We had a great cafe which served a smashing latte - Vintage Georges. The owner and her... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

We stayed in Bed-Stuy for a week in a 117 year old brownstone (through another travel website). The area we stayed, also referred to as Stuyvesant Heights, was lovely. The brownstones with their beautiful gardens was just what we wanted for a non-touristy experience. A little out of the way from other Brooklyn attractions, but easily accessible by foot or... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

Beautiful neighborhood rich in history and culture with places like the Akwaaba Mansion on the "Golden block' in Bed-Stuy. If it weren't for the $2.2 million asking price of one of its brownstones I'd move to this district.

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