Everywhere in Bedford-Stuyvesant there are bits of the past: from frame houses in Weeksville, a community of African-American freemen set up in the 1830’s, the Siloam Presbyterian Church, a stop on the Underground Railroad, and retailer F.W. Woolworth’s brownstone at 209 Jefferson Avenue. Presently, its diverse and vibrant, partly due to the areas great subway access. It’s a brownstone lover’s dream, but the housing options are varied, from brownstones to limestones, frame houses, and brick houses, often featuring original details such as marble fireplaces, wainscoting, pocket doors, stained glass, plaster molding and intricate wood floors.
In The News: Close-Up On Bedford-Stuyvesant |Rediscovering New York As It Use To Be | Living In Bedford-Stuyvesant | Behind the Success Stories of 3 Top Borough Schools. The Boundaries: Runs from Flushing Avenue to the north, Atlantic Avenue to the south, Broadway to the east and Bedford Avenue to the west. The Commute: The A, C, G, J, M and Z subway lines serve the area. Click on the “Directions” link in the menu on the left for exact walking/subway directions and commuting time.