Midwood Brooklyn New York has always been a great place to live. The name Midwood derives from the Dutch word Midwout (middle woods) because of its thick, dense forests. The neighborhood is still well-known for it's thousands and thousands of shade trees. Midwood lies between the original Dutch town of Flatbush and English town of Gravesend. The neighborhood was discovered by would be residents at the beginning of the 20th century, right after the Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit line of the subway opened in 1908 and the Interborough Rapid Transit line was extended in 1920. From that point on the area became densely populated and heavily developed. Two new neighborhood subdivisions were created, East Midwood and Nottingham. They are still considered small neighborhoods within Midwood. Nottingham was founded by Joe Dorman, a New York City Fire Commissioner and remained mostly undeveloped even after 1921. The Nottingham area covered only nine square blocks then, from East 21st Street to East 29th Street between Avenues L and Avenue M, but as houses were built in the 1920's, the neighborhood boundaries stretched to include areas north and south. The Nottingham section of Midwood Brooklyn NY Real Estate is characterized by no large stores and few small ones. There are also no apartment buildings in the Nottingham section of Midwood Brooklyn New York. The East Midwood section was sold in 40 by 100 foot parcels zoned for single family detached houses. Midwood Brooklyn New York has one of the largest selections of single family detached houses in the borough. The neighborhood hosts many houses of worship and religious schools and many stores along the main commercial streets- Avenues J and Avenue M, Kings Highway and Flatbush Avenue, Nostrand Avenue and Coney Island Avenues. The price range for Midwood Brooklyn New York residential properties is from $400,000â€™s to multi million dollars. The Midwood neighborhood is a great place to live, shop, dine out and a quick commute to Manhattan via express subway, express bus service or via the Belt Parkway and the Prospect Expressway. One of Midwood's best known former residents is actor director Woody Allen who graduated from Midwood High School and Brooklyn College. Actress Marisa Tomei, who graduated from Edward R. Murrow High School in 1982, is also from Midwood.
Midwood is surrounded by the Madison and Marine Park to the South East, Flatlands to the East, Boro Park to the West, Kensington/Parkville to the North West, Homecrest to the South West, and Flatbush to the North.
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