Victorian Flatbush Brooklyn Tour

Victorian Flatbush Tour


Discover the spectacular mansions and history of this unique Brooklyn neighborhood

Starts at

$35

Tour Length

2 hours

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Discover Victorian Flatbush on a small group tour with Untapped New York guide Jeremy Wilcox. Flatbush is a neighborhood that best encapsulates the full history of Brooklyn — from its 17th-century Dutch colonial history to 19th-century residential growth to a population boom of working-class immigrant communities in the 20th century. Jeremy will explore this progression and show you how centuries of history are preserved within a small area.


You will also see part of Flatbush's greatest treasure: its spectacular mansions, developed at the end of the 19th-century by developers looking to break away from the Brooklyn brownstone mold. Several small historic districts, mansions, and church grounds dating back to 1654 are some of the highlights you will see on this unique tour.


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Tour
Highlights

  • See some of the most stunning mansions in Brooklyn
  • Explore one of Brooklyn's smallest historic districts!
  • Hear how developers transformed rural farmland into a planned community that become a blueprint for future developments
  • Discover Brooklyn's Dutch roots
  • Learn how the battle between urban progress and preservation has defined this neighborhood for the past century
  • The tour guide was incredibly informative and enthusiastic. He brought such a unique neighborhood to life! I would highly recommend this experience

    Stephanie
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Know Before You Go

Where To Meet
The tour starts in front of the Church Ave Subway Station on the B/Q lines. Exact address is 1818 Caton Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11226.

How To Get There
By Subway: B, Q trains to Church Ave Station

What To Bring/Wear
Please bring a mask and wear it at all time while on the tour. If you are medically unable to wear a mask, please bring and wear a face covering shield. Thank you!

COVID-19 Safety Measures
All of our guides have been specifically trained on how to safely conduct walking tours in the current health crisis. This includes wearing a mask, social distancing and much more. Learn more here: https://untappedcities.com/covid19/

Frequently Asked Questions

How large is the group?

We only accept up to 10 guests on this walking tour. This ensure everyone has a safe and enjoyable time on our tour

How are you keeping people safe during the pandemic?

The safety of our guides and guests is our number one priority. Learn more about our Health and Safety Measures here: https://untappedcities.com/covid19/

Is this a strenuous tour? How much walking do we do?

This tour is easy and most people can participate. We will walk approximately 1.5 miles on a flat terrain.

Is there an age limit or recommendation?

There is no age limitation, guests of every age are welcome on this tour

Who will be our tour guide?

One of Untapped New York's licensed NYC Tour guides, always a local New Yorker!

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