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Ditmas Park is a neighborhood in western Flatbush in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, east of Kensington – which explains where it is but not the details that make it such a unique place! Ditmas Park is home to one of the largest collections of Victorian homes in the United States. Once the home of movie stars and millionaires, the remnants of that time fill the streets of the officially designated Historic District for all residents to enjoy.

The Ditmas Park Historic District includes 172 buildings, mostly residential, built between 1902 and 1914. Marvelous architectural and designs include Colonial Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman, Tudors, Swiss Chalets, and Queen Anne single-family homes. The District also includes the stunning brick

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Little Italy

Little Italy is a neighborhood in New York City located in lower Manhattan, bounded by Tribeca to the west, Chinatown to the south, the Lower East Side to the east, and Nolita to the north. In the 1880s, large populations of immigrants from Naples and Sicily moved into the area, creating a neighborhood with vibrant Italian culture, vestiges of which remain to this day. Though the area was once expansive, today the neighborhood consists of only a few blocks along Mulberry Street.

Little Italy is a wonderful area to visit, live in, or invest in. Little Italy has a number of historic businesses and restaurants to check out –most notably Angelo’s or Puglia’s, which have been around since 1919. The area is a great respite from the

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The Flatiron District in NYC

The Flatiron Building - one of the oldest original skyscrapers - is an iconic sight in New York City, featured in movies, television, and photographs for years. And around this unique location is an incredible neighborhood of fine dining, shopping, culture, history, and education.

Named for the triangular 22-story landmark, the Flatiron District also houses the Met Life Tower and its incredible 700-foot marble clock tower. Nearby, on the site of the old Madison Square Garden, is the New York Life Building, built in 1928 and designed by Cass Gilbert, with a square tower topped by a striking gilded pyramid. There’s also the stunning display of statuary adorning the Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court on

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Little Italy Real Estate DeFalco RealtyLittle Italy is a neighborhood of New York City located in lower Manhattan, bounded by Tribeca to the west, Chinatown to the south, the Lower East Side to the east, and Nolita to the north. In the 1880s, large populations of immigrants from Naples and Sicily moved into the area, creating a neighborhood with vibrant Italian culture, vestiges of which remain to this day. Though the area was once expansive, today the neighborhood consists of only a few blocks along Mulberry Street.

Though recent surges of new boutiques, cafes, and bars have changed the old-world feel of Little Italy, there are still a number of historic businesses and restaurants to check out –most notably Angelo’s or Puglia’s, which has been around since 1919. The area is a great respite

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Little Italy real estate DeFalco Realty

Little Italy is one of New York City’s most well known and distinctive neighborhoods. Located between TribecaChinatownNolita, and the Lower East Side, the area is home to historic Italian businesses, funky vintage stores and independent art galleries, as well as new cafes and boutiques with a high-end, rather than old-world, feel. However, tourists and visitors are still drawn to the area by the beautiful, historic architecture, close-knit atmosphere, and of course the amazing, Italian cuisine. Little Italy also hosts one of New York’s most popular festivals, the San Gennaro Festival, drawing thousands of people –tourists and residents –to the festivities. Lasting two weeks in September, the festival is a celebration of the patron saint of Naples,

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Tudor City is an apartment complex located at the southern edge of Turtle Bay, a neighborhood on the east side of Midtown Manhattan. It is located between 40th and 43rd Streets, and bordered by First Avenue to the east and Second Avenue to the west. Named after England’s Tudor dynasty, Tudor City has the distinction of being the first residential skyscraper in the world.
Before the development of Tudor City, the area was home to shanty towns and slaughterhouses, and was known for it’s high crime rates. However, in the 1920s, real estate developed Fred F. French set out to create his vision of an urban utopia. Inspired by other similar nearby projects, like the now-historic Turtle Bay Gardens and Sutton Place, French began construction on the largest

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