“Suburbs, Virginia,” image via Flickr Creative Commons by “La-Citta-Vita on Flickr”Here are six examples of Flatubush’s cul-de-sacs which continue to provide a home and a community for their residents.
Locations of the 6 cul-de-sacs featured in this article. Map by Michael Curley
6. Marlborough CourtMarlborough Court, located in the Ditmas Park section of Flatbush, is a cul-de-sac lined by nine single family, detached houses built in 1913. The developer touted the houses of Marlborough Court as a bungalow colony on a private street with modern conveniences and close proximity to the Newkirk Plaza subway station.
The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 21 September 1913, accessed via Brooklyn Newsstand/Brooklyn Public LibraryOver a century later, the Marlborogh Court bungalows retain a decidedly suburban character with their gardens, porches, chimneys, and sloped roofs. View all on one page