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Cambodian Cuisine, at 87 South Elliot Place between Lafayette Avenue and Fulton, is, at press time, multiethnic Brooklyn’s sole Cambodian restaurant. With 140 or so dishes, it is an encyclopedic sampling of home-grown Khmer cuisine. In front of the restaurant stands a statue of little-known Civil War general Edward Fowler (his anonymity is ensured by the unfortunate absence of any biographical information accompanying his statue). Cast in 1902, it shows the forgotten Union general in full proud pose.
Hart crane , “To Brooklyn Bridge” ➢ Turn right on Pierrepont Street and walk one block. To your right (north) the ugly brown townhouse at 222 Columbia Heights was built to ﬁt in with the others under the strictures of the Landmark Law. It gets an A for effort and a D for design. Next-door at 218 and 220 Columbia Heights are two examples of the Renaissance Revival style, an opulent, Italianate design. The three townhouses at 21, 23, and 25 Pierrepont Street, which you just passed 27 28 DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN AND BROOKLYN HEIGHTS on the right, are also in this style.