The New York Times serves up a luxurious portrait of the Carroll Gardens neighborhood—and specifically the Smith Street corridor—in the weekend Real Estate section.
Among its observations: “Carroll Gardens is the quiet Brooklyn neighborhood that lies between Red Hook and Gowanus. Established in the late 1800s, the area used to be considered South Brooklyn, but that was before the borough got carved up into minidistricts, each with its own character and bragging rights. A sign hanging in the small historic district on President Street, a few steps off Smith, sums up the milieu: ‘Its brownstone facades, coherent in style, with lavish gardens between the houses and the street, create a charming period enclave.’”
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