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By Charles Rawlings-Way, Brett Atkinson, Peter Dragicevich, Sarah Bennett, Lee Slater

Experience the simplest of recent Zealand
Geothermal Rotorua, scenic Queenstown, vivid Auckland – we’ve chosen the main iconic points of interest and fabulous areas so that you can benefit from the actual New Zealand with the minimal of fuss.
Highlights display the must-see sights and unbeatable experiences
Itineraries make making plans your journey less complicated than ever
Local Experts suggest what to not miss
Pull-Out Map places the roads of latest Zealand on your pocket

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43 44 FORT GREENE AND CLINTON HILL | From War to Cultural Center ➢ Enter Fort Greene Park at the corner of Dekalb Avenue and Washington Park (the street). ” It was redesigned in 1864 by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, before they turned to their masterful work outfitting Prospect Park. A fort did originally exist here—Fort Putnam it was called—built in 1776. Nathaniel Greene actually contributed to the fort’s construction. And it was from here that General Greene guaranteed Washington’s retreat and safe passage across the East River during the Battle of Brooklyn, helping to hold off British troops as Washington escaped via the Brooklyn Heights waterfront.

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.

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