Cobble Hill Historic District

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Cobble Hill Historic District
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Rowhouses on Kane Street between Clinton Street and Tompkins Place
Cobble Hill Historic District is located in New York City
Cobble Hill Historic District
Cobble Hill Historic District is located in New York
Cobble Hill Historic District
Cobble Hill Historic District is located in the US
Cobble Hill Historic District
LocationRoughly bounded by Atlantic Avenue, Court, Degraw and Hicks Streets
Brooklyn, New York City
Coordinates40°41′21″N 73°59′47″W / 40.68917°N 73.99639°W / 40.68917; -73.99639Coordinates: 40°41′21″N 73°59′47″W / 40.68917°N 73.99639°W / 40.68917; -73.99639
Area60 acres (24 ha)
Built1830s - 1920s
Architectvarious
Architectural styleGreek Revival, Italianate, Queen Anne, etc.
NRHP reference #76001225[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPJune 11, 1976
Designated NYCLDecember 20, 1969[2]
extension: June 7, 1988[3]

The Cobble Hill Historic District is a municipal and national historic district located in the Cobble Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York City. The national district consists of 796 contributing, largely residential buildings built between the 1830s and 1920s. It includes fine examples of Greek Revival, Italianate, and Queen Anne style row houses. Also in the district are a number of notable churches, including ones by Richard Upjohn (Christ Church, 1841–42) and Minard Lafever (St. Francis Cabrini Chapel, originally Strong Place Baptist Church), 1851–52). A number of early 20th century apartment buildings are part of the district as well.[4]

The Cobble Hill Historic District was first designated a New York City landmark by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission in 1969.[5] It was then listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.[1] The city extended the district in 1988.[5]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "Cobble Hill Historic District Designation Report" New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (December 30, 1969)
  3. ^ "Cobble Hill Historic District Extension Designation Report" New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (June 7, 1988)
  4. ^ Ezequelle, Betty J.; Ralph, Elizabeth K. (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Registration:Cobble Hill Historic District". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-03-12. See also: "Accompanying 33 photos".
  5. ^ a b New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission; Dolkart, Andrew S.; Postal, Matthew A. (2009), Postal, Matthew A., ed., Guide to New York City Landmarks (4th ed.), New York: John Wiley & Sons, ISBN 978-0-470-28963-1, pp236-37

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