Friday, August 31, 2007

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NEW YORK--DAY 3
A Tour of the "Hood"....
Kiki is excited to hug someone.......
Oh, it's Grandma!
New Mexico ladies looking pretty comfy on a New York stoop.......Posted by Picasa
The stoop is filling up......
A man in his element......
The stoop is just about filled up!
We're of to explore Clinton Hill!Posted by Picasa
One of the Pratt family mansions on Clinton Ave
A rather spooky looking brownstone on the Avenue. Can you say "severe"?
Another of the old Pratt mansions
The guide book calls this house bucolic....Posted by Picasa
Row houses that replaced old mansions that were no longer economically feasible.......
Eventually many of the row houses were replaced by modern apartment houses--more economically lucrative.

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A Protestant church in the neighborhood
Kiki's favorite house--it has a little cupola on the roof that is just barely visible in this photo
Interior of Queen of All Saints Catholic church.....
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This was, at one time, the cathedral church for the diocese of Brooklyn.

The Masonic Lodge next door
A commercial street starts to get busy on an early Sunday morning....Posted by Picasa
A tiny little garden at the entry to a basement apartment....
In threes.....
Or twos.....
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Pretty window boxes......


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Oh, so this is Brooklyn.........................................



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Some nice detail on an iron fence....
Strolling down the tree-lined streets of Brooklyn.....
Kiki see's a lot of potential in this neglected neighboring house.....
Back to home......Posted by Picasa

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