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Name Crown Heights (New York, N.Y.)

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Image of [Hunterfly Road] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

[Hunterfly Road] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

View of buildings on Hunterfly Road - now 1698 - 1708 Bergen Street - in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Crown Heights. View of buildings with wooden siding, a wooden picket fence, and laundry drying on a clothes line. Hunterfly Road 1922 [verso] The Hunterfly Road Houses date from 1840-1880, and were originally part of an African American community. These buildings were originally part of Weeksville, founded in 1838 by James Weeks - a former slave from Virginia. Designated New York City landmarks in 1970.