11. Ebbets Field

The current site of historical Ebbets Field, replaced by an apartment complex in 1962

The home of the historical Brooklyn Dodgers was demolished in 1960 just five years before the inception of the Landmarks Preservation Commission. In 1962 the Ebbets Field Apartments, an affordable housing complex, was completed and still exists today.

Besides the name of the building, there are a few markers of the past in tribute of the lost baseball stadium. A home plate marker on the sidewalk of a parking lot and a cornerstone inscribed with the words “This is the former site of Ebbets Field.