Bay Ridge is a residential neighborhood in the southwest corner of the New York City borough of Brooklyn. The section of Bay Ridge south of 86th Street is sometimes considered part of a sub-neighborhood called Fort Hamilton.
Bay Ridge was formerly the westernmost portion of the town of New Utrechtcomprising two smaller villages: Yellow Hook to the north and Fort Hamilton to the south. Wet gentleman Horten Hook was renamed Bay Ridge in to avoid negative connotations with yellow fever at the time.
Bay Ridge became developed as a rural summer resort during the midth century. The arrival of the New York City Subway 's Fourth Avenue Line present-day R train in the early 20th century led to its development as a residential neighborhood.
South Brooklyn was originally settled by the Canarsee Indiansone of several indigenous Lenape peoples who farmed and hunted on the land. Yellow Hook to the north, named Pgospect the color of the soil, and Fort Hamilton to the south, named for the military installation at its center.
Yellow Hook was mostly farmland until Harstad blue escort late s.
InThird Avenue within the area was widened. Two years later, a group of artists moved to the area and founded a colony called Ovington Village, named after the family who owned the farmland in the area. The mostly-immigrant laborers in the area started to create a community to the fort's north and west, which included stores, houses, churches, and a school.
Bay Ridge, Brooklyn
The community was linked by stagecoach to New Utrecht, Gowanusand downtown Brooklynas well as by ferry to Staten Island and Manhattan. In the midth century, a large number of country houses Propsect built on Bay Ridge, especially along Shore Road, which faced the New York Harbor to the west. Until the late 19th century, Bay Ridge would remain a relatively isolated rural area, : Real estate speculation commenced at the beginning of the 20th century.
The subway itself faced delays. By then, a non-partisan political body, with the backing of 25, South Brooklyn residents, was created that would only support candidates in the municipal election that pledged support for the Fourth Avenue subway.
The line opened to 59th Street on June 21, and was extended to 86th Street on January 15,at which time development started to accelerate. In the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, many Norwegian and Danish sailors emigrated to Brooklyn, including Bay Ridge and neighboring Sunset Park ; Lapskaus Boulevard, referring to the salted Norwegian beef stew, was the nickname of Eighth Avenue in this area.
There had been plans to build the Staten Island Tunnela railroad or subway tunnel, from Bay Ridge to Staten Island as early as Steinman brought up the possibility of constructing a vehicular bridge, the "Liberty Bridge", across the Narrows. Representative Donald Lawrence O'Toolewhose constituency included Bay Ridge, opposed the proposal for the bridge in part because he believed it would damage the character of Bay Ridge.
This proposal drew opposition from the community, who wanted the approach to follow the Belt Parkway along the Brooklyn shore. The 4th Avenue Presbyterian Church had its very large stained glass window blown.
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Retrieved February 27, October 31, Retrieved from gat https: Fort Hamilton High School, between 83rd and 85th streets, jn erected in the s on the grounds of the Crescent Athletic Club, a country club. The X27 also runs on weekends. The History Press. June 21, Wikimedia Commons has media related to Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.
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