Bath Beach

From the (1939) WPA Guide to New York City:

Borough Park, Bensonhurst, and Bath Beach form one undistinguished neighborhood stretching from the southern tip of Green wood Cemetery down to Gravesend Bay.

Bath Beach, just south of Fort Hamilton, a fashionable resort during the nineteenth century, is a cluster of small houses and ramshackle or abandoned mansions and hotels leading down to a deserted beach.

lowry hotel postcard, bath beach, brooklyn
Hotel Lowry, Bath Beach, Brooklyn
(early 1900s) [39K postcard]

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