Fiske Terrace, an Enclave in Flatbush, Offers a Taste of Suburbia

2019-01-04T17:54:18+00:00January 5th, 2015|

by Melanie Lefkowitz Wall Street Jorunal

 

Thirty-five years ago when Fred Baer was looking to buy a house, he considered settling in New Jersey because he liked the suburban atmosphere.

Instead, he found a similar feel and more affordable prices in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Fiske Terrace, an enclave in Flatbush covering just a few blocks, some of which dead end at the Q and B subway tracks. The streets are lined with large, detached Victorian houses that have driveways, garages, gardens and backyards, as well as hundreds of curbside trees….more