3. Only 15 Miles of Belgian Block Remain in NYC

In 1949, Manhattan still had 140 miles of Belgian block streets. Today, there remains at most 15 miles. Areas of New York City where the Belgian block is concentrated at South Street Seaport, in Tribeca, SoHo, and Greenwich Village in Manhattan; and Brooklyn’s Fulton Ferry, DUMBO, and Vinegar Hill districts, and in Red Hook.