Zip Codes 11207,11208 and 11239
At times considered a part of East New York , Cypress Hills has a interesting past and a bright future. Cypress Hills was settled in the early 1700's as a part of New Lots of the town of Flatbush. Early signs of development included the construction of Jamaica Plank road and Fulton Street in the early 1800's. By 1835 the first building lots were sold on Eldert Lane and extending south from Jamaica Plank Road. In 1839 the East New York Dutch Reformed Church was built at Fulton Street and New Jersey Avenue in 1839. Shortly thereafter, the Long Island Railroadegan to serve the area with a line called the Great Eastern Railroad. As reaching Cypress Hills via public transportation became easy, residents were attracted to the area. What followed was the construction of detached houses and the commercial development of Atlantic Avenue.
In 1852 the town of New Lots, which encompassed Cypress Hills was incorporated. In 1886 the City of Brooklyn annexed the town of New Lots, including what is now Cypress Hills. Soon thereafter, the neighborhood developed rapidly into a thriving suburban area. Paved streets and sewers were laid. Trolleys began to roll along Jamaica Plank Road and two family detached residences were built. Soon after the turn of the century, row houses were contructed throughout Cypress Hills. By the early 1920's almost every block in the neighborhood was filled with houses, and by the mid 1920's apartments were being constructed over Fulton street stores, creating mixed use buildings in the neighborhood. During the 1930's, the population of the area doubled. Today, Cypress Hills looks much as it did during the bustling 1930's.
The price range for Cypress Hills Brooklyn New York residential properties is in the range $200,000's to $600,000.
From the intersection of Fulton Street, Jamaica Avenue and Broadway on the west to Eldert Lane and the Queens County border on the east, from Jackie Robinson Parkway on the north to Atlantic and North Conduit Avenues on the south.
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Cypress Hills Brooklyn Real Estate
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